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Ruth Marie Knutson Coleman
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1906
Death: Jul. 2, 2001

Ruth Marie Coleman, age 95, of Collinsville, IL., formerly of Sandwich, IL., passed away Monday, July 2, 2001 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL. She was born June 27, 1906 in Lee Co., Leland, IL., the daughter of Andrew and Bertha (Wig) Knutson.
    Ruth was united in marriage to Stephen David Coleman on June 27, 1934 in Rural Leland, IL. As a teacher before her retirement she taught in the Rockford School District and the Sandwich School District. She was a member of the First Evangelical Covenant Church of Rockford.
    Survivors include two sons, Don (Eileen) Coleman of Anderson, South Carolina, Clarence Coleman of Milton, Wisconsin; and one daughter, Margaret (Robert) Watson of Collinsville, IL; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband Stephen David Coleman in 1979; one daughter, Grace Coleman in 1995; one sister, Olga Knutson; and five brothers, Bernie, Clarence, Chester, Alvin and Conrad.
    Graveside Services for Ruth will be held on Friday, July 6, 2001 at 2:00 PM at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sandwich, IL. Dr. Jim Donahue will officiate.
    Memorials may be given in Ruth's name to the American Heart Association.
    Local arrangements by Burkhart Funeral Home, Sandwich, IL. 815-786-2165. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Stephen David Coleman (1901 - 1979)*
 
 Children:
  Grace Olga Coleman (1938 - 1995)*
  Clarence A. Coleman (1940 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sandwich
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Jul 04, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5591055
Ruth Marie <i>Knutson</i> Coleman
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Ruth Marie <i>Knutson</i> Coleman
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