Ruth M. Myers


Ruth M. Myers, nee Beckmann, 87, of Belleville, IL, born Tuesday, November 21, 1922, in Chester, IL, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Mrs. Myers was a member of Life Church of Swansea, formerly Glad Tidings Church.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Carl B. Myers
  • Mother: Edith, nee Browder, Pitha
  • Father: Peter Beckmann
  • Biological Father: William Madden
  • Sister: Ruby Keserauskis
  • Brother:John Beckmann

Surviving are:

  • Son: Dale (Marjatta) Myers of Fairview Heights, IL
  • Daughter: Sandra (Robert) Steffel of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Michelle (Steve) Bartok
    • Theresa (Tony) Parker
    • Rob (Marcela) Steffel
    • Melanie (Chris) Dickens
    • Steven Steffel
    • David Steffel
  • Great-Grandchildren
    •  Michael Bartok
    • Christian Dickens
    • Chase Steffel
    • Isabella Dickens
    • Noah Steffel
  • Sister-in-Law: Ramona Beckmann of Sullivan, MO
  • Dear Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5-8 pm, Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Life Church, 4180 Smelting Works Road, Swansea, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, March 26, 2010 at Life Church, with Pastor Mike Fowler officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

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