1929 Ruth 2016

Ruth Nelson

February 7, 1929 — February 14, 2016

Ruth M. Nelson nee Horstmann

Beloved wife of the late Leonard.

Daughter in law of Lynn DeRuse.

Loving mother of Shirley (Rev. Harold) Wahl, Donna (Michael Riley) DeRuse, Leonard (Melanie) Nelson, Sandra (Edward) Culliton, Judith (Robert) Virzi, and Kirsten (James) Esswein.

Grandmother of Abigail Wahl, Judith (Josh) Witvoet, Jennifer (Chris) Turnblom, Cassie (Tony) Navarro, Matthew (Loren) Nelson, Colleen Virzi, Nelson Virzi, Linnea Virzi, Lennart Virzi, Nicole Virzi, Madelyn Virzi, Erik Esswein, Luke Esswein, Kirk Esswein, and Kira Esswein.

Great grandmother of Emma Turnblom, Caroline Turnblom.

Ruth was a member of the River Grove American Legion Post Women's Auxillary.

She was an active and long time member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Family and friends will gather at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium, 9568 Belmont Ave., Franklin Park for a visitation Friday, February 19, 2016 from 3 pm to 9 pm.

Ruth will be lying in state at Bethlehem Lutheran Church 2634 Oak St., River Grove on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 9:00 am until time of service 10:00 AM.

Entombment Concordia Cemetery, Forest Park, Il.

Memorial Donations made be given to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 2634 Oak Street, River Grove, Il 60171, www.bethlehemrivergrove.com, and/or The Leonard and Ruth Nelson Scholarship Fund at Walther Christian Academy, 900 Chicago Ave., Melrose Park, Il, 60160, www.walther.com appreciated.

For information please call (847) 678-1950 or www.sax-tiedemann.com.

Visitation
Friday, February 19, 2016
3:00 PM 2/19/2016 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2/19/2016 9:00:00 PM
Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave.
Franklin Park, IL 60131

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium
9568 Belmont Ave. Franklin Park 60131 IL
United States
Lying In State
Saturday, February 20, 2016
9:00 AM 2/20/2016 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/20/2016 10:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church

2624 Oak Street
River Grove, IL 60171-1696

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
2624 Oak Street River Grove 60171-1696 IL
United States
Funeral Service
Saturday, February 20, 2016
10:00 AM 2/20/2016 10:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church

2624 Oak Street
River Grove, IL 60171-1696

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
2624 Oak Street River Grove 60171-1696 IL
United States
Location

Concordia Final Resting Place

7900 W. Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130

7900 W. Madison Street Forest Park 60130 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Leonard and Ruth Nelson Scholarship Fund
C/O Walther Christian Academy
900 Chicago Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Bethlehem Lutheran Church Memorial Fund
2624 Oak Street
River Grove, IL 60171
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