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Ruth A. Earl

October 4, 1915 August 26, 2010
Ruth A. Earl
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Ruth Amanda Earl, 94, of Morrison, died Thursday August 26, 2010, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, following a brief illness. She and her husband farmed near Fenton, IL, for 35 years prior to their retirement in 1975.Ruth was born October 4, 1915, in Morrison, IL, the daughter of Seth and Charlotte "Faye" (Martin) Wilson. She married Melvin J. Earl on April 17, 1940. He preceded her in death June 17, 1979. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Morrison. Ruth enjoyed her family, friends, and playing bridge.Survivors include three daughters, Rozetta McNulty of Riverbank, CA, Diane (Donald) Cook of LeClaire, IA, Donna (Richard) Schilling of Dixon; one son, James W. Earl of Knoxville, IA; one sister, Lois Farson of Florida; 11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.Ruth was also preceded in death by her son, Jerry W. Earl; and one grandson, Jeffrey Earl.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 30, 2010, at the United Methodist Church, Morrison, with the Rev. David Decker, pastor, officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. Monday, until time of services at the Church.Burial will be at Erie Cemetery.The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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