Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
Ruth M. Schnack, 83, Celina, died at 11:25 p.m. May 23, 2010, at The Gardens in Celina.
She was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Rockford, to Frank and Elizabeth Straber Ketrow.
In June 1943, she married William Kelly, who died June 26, 1956. On June 26, 1962, she married John J. Schnack, who died Oct. 28, 2009.
Surviving are a son, John Schnack, New Bremen; a daughter, Kathy Shirk, Celina; a sister, Eloise "Annie" Jones, Willshire; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Robert Kelly; a daughter-in-law, Pam Kelly; a brother, Lowell Ketrow; and two sisters, Louise Bollenbacher and Dorothy Schumm.
She was a homemaker. She attended Rockford High School and was a member of ladies auxiliaries of Celina American Legion Post 210 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at W. H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. John Nunnally officiating. Burial is at Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. today and noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences can be left at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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