- Ruth Rudolph, 83, of Normal passed away at 8:20 p.m. on Sunday,
December 16, 2012 at Leroy Manor in Leroy, IL. Funeral services
will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2012 at St. John's
Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Christine McNeal
officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, December
20, 2012 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and
one hour prior to the services on Friday at St. John's Lutheran
Interment will be at Park
Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude
Children's Research Hospital. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
is handling arrangements.
Ruth was born on March 16,
1929 in Bloomington, Illinois a daughter of Frederick and Ruth
(Anderson) Beyer. She married Schley W. "Bud" Rudolph in
Bloomington on July 29, 1951. He preceded her in death on January
She is survived by her son Ed
(Becki) Rudolph of Bristol, IL; her daughter Charlotte (Stan)
Woelfle of Leory, IL; four grandchildren, Adam Woelfle of Leroy IL;
Rachel (Cory) Iwan of Rocklin, CA; Laura Woelfle and Erik Woelfle
both of Leroy, IL; and her brother Ed (Io) Beyer of Granite Bay,
In addition to her husband
Schley, Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, a son Michael S
Rudolph, two brothers, and one sister.
Ruth graduated from
Bloomington High School then attended Mennonite College of Nursing
where she graduated in 1950. She worked as a registered nurse for
Brokaw Hospital, now Advocate Bromenn Regional Medical Center in
Normal, for over 36 years.
She enjoyed traveling,
reading, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was very
compassionate and caring, and loved taking care of the people
around her. Ruth was a loving mother and grandmother, she will be
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