Born: March 7, 1924 - Deceased: October 17, 2020
Ruth Hedge Ettling, nee Stroder, 96, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, March 7, 1924, in Whitewater, MO, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at St. Paul’s Home in Belleville, IL.
Ruth retired from Sears as a Bookkeeper. She was a member of Union United Methodist Church in Belleville IL, Ruth Circle Quilters and several bridge groups.
She was preceded in death by her:
- First husband: James N. Hedge
- Second husband: George Ettling
- Daughter and son-in-law: Barbara (Bob) Kunz
- Parents: Jesse and Reda nee Proffer, Stroder
- Sister: Mary Stewart
- Brother: Bud Stroder
Surviving are her:
- Daughter: Gail (Robert) Woodruff of Lawrenceville, GA
- Four grandchildren
- Steve (Lana) Kunz
- Stephanie (Bob) Braswell
- Michael (Amanda) Woodruff
- Jonathan Woodruff
- Step children and their families
- Sue (Bill) Stellhorn
- Steve Ettling
- Sheryl (Ed) Murphy
- Scott (Mary) Ettling
- 12 great-grandchildren
- One great great grandson
Memorials: Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church or Donors choice.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home with Dr. Joe Scheets officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.