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Ruth Elaine Meyer

June 20, 1948 June 15, 2021
Ruth Elaine Meyer
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RUTH ELAINE MEYER, 72, of Morrison, IL, died Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Resthave Home in Morrison, IL.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Brad Wilson, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Sterling, IL. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 18th at the funeral home. Interment will be at Fenton Cemetery in Fenton. A memorial has been established.

Ruth was born June 20, 1948, in Forest City, IA, to Emil and Sophia (Harringa) Oudekerk. She was educated in the Fenton, IL grade school and graduated from Morrison High School. On September 12, 1971 she married Douglas Meyer in Fenton, IL. He died January 30, 2011. Ruth was employed at Markman Peat in Fenton. She was a former member of the Fenton United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school from 1972 to 2016. She also taught Vacation Bible School and helped her husband, Doug, with head usher duties. She enjoyed canning, sewing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and attending their various activities they were involved in.

Survivors include one daughter, Pamela (Larry) Eads of Fenton; four grandchildren, Noah (fiancée Sydney Shearer) Eads, Abigail Eads, Sophia Eads and Caleb Eads; one sister, Mary (Robert) Huggins of Fenton; four brothers, David Oudekerk of Morrison, Harvey (Trish) Oudekerk of Yuma, AZ, Larry Oudekerk of Morrison and Gary Oudekerk of Morrison.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Doug; two brothers, Albert and Leroy Oudekerk.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

18

Jun

4:00 PM 6/18/2021 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/18/2021 6:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

19

Jun

10:00 AM 6/19/2021 10:00:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fenton Cemetery Final Resting Place

Black Road
Fenton, IL 61251

Black Road Fenton 61251 IL
United States
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