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Ruth Catherine Horn Birkoffer
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1925
Death: Jul. 23, 2008
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Location: 1:51 p.m., at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette, Indiana

Age: 82
Date of Birth: Saturday, November 07, 1925
Birth place:

Father: Cecil Lawrence Horn
Mother: Maude Leota Stockdale- Horn
Marital Status: Single
Resided in: White County (Lee area) most all of her life.
Funeral Date: Saturday, July 26, 2008
Funeral Location: 4:30 p.m. at the MIller- Roscka Funeral Home
Clergy: Rev. Randy Sparks, of the Monon United Methodist Church located in Monon, Indiana.
Burial will take place: In the Osborne Cemetery located in rural Jasper County, Indiana.

Visitation will be: 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:30 p.m. at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, Monticello, Indiana.

Biographical Information: Ruth Catherine Horn-Birkhoffer was born November 7th, 1925 at 7:30 p.m. Ruth's 1st to 3rd years of her life were lived in Highland, Indiana, then moved back to Lee, Indiana. Ruth attened the Lee School. Ruth went into 3rd grade at the Monon School, and graduated on April 22, 1946. Ruth then got a job at the E.J. Brach & Sons Candy Co. Here husband Walter was transfered to Carni, in White County Illinois. They moved back to Chicago and she got a job at Lake View Trust & Saving Bank working there for over 20 years. Ruth then worked at the Michigan Avenue Bank, South Central Bank , and Bank of Hillside. Ruth went to work in the communications Department for the Kopper's Co. after banking and worked there for an additional 10 years. Ruth was a member and worked with the Junior Achievment program for a couple years. . Ruth moved back home to White County, Indiana in May of 1978. Ruth then worked part time at the Chesse house south of Wolcott, Indiana and full time at the Monon Liquor Store, in Monon, Indiana for 10 years. She then ended up at Krogers in Monticello, Indiana were she was known as "Bag Lady". She was a member of the Eagles and Moose Auxillary both of Monticello, Indiana. Ruth also was a proud member of United States Organ Theater.

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Memorial Information: May be given to the Wishes of the Donor
Marriage Information: On March 17, 1947 she married Walter Birkhoffer, they later divorced in Janruary of 1970.
Survivors include:
Several Cousins, in the White County (area), Indiana.

Preceded in Death:

Arrangements by:
Miller-Roscka Funeral Home 
Family links: 
  Cecil Lawrence Horn (1896 - 1972)
  Maude Leota Stockdale Horn (1901 - 1992)
Osborne Cemetery
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Ronald Baxter
Record added: Oct 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118419552
Ruth Catherine <i>Horn</i> Birkoffer
Added by: Ronald Baxter
Ruth Catherine <i>Horn</i> Birkoffer
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