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Lucille P. Ruthe

Lucille Pearl Ruthe, 96, of Forreston, died on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. 

She was born July 29, 1923 in Stephenson County, the daughter of Frederick and Rena (Meiners) Ruthe.  

Lucille worked at W.T. Rawleigh for 40 years.  

She was a member of Baileyville ReformedChurch.  

She enjoyed taking care of her lawn, cooking, baking, and flowers.  

Lucille is survived by her three brothers, Dale Ruthe, of Baileyville, Lloyd(Janice) Ruthe, of Oregon, and Marvin (Florence) Ruthe, of Freeport; sister-in-law, Ardith Ruthe; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Calvin; sister, Esther Hagemann; sister-in-law, Martha Ruthe; and brother-in-law, LeRoy Hagemann.  

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. atBaileyville Reformed Church with Rev. Bruce Otto officiating.  

Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church.  

Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. 

A memorial has been established for Baileyville Reformed Church.

Visit to sign Lucille’s online guestbook and to share memories. 

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