|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1930|
|Death: ||Jul. 15, 2011|
Ruth E. Hall of Wheaton.
Ruth E. Hall, 80, formerly of Lombard and Putnam, died Friday, July 15, 2011, at home in Wheaton. She was born Oct. 5, 1930, in Chicago to Paul and Dagmar Henrikson. She grew up in Chicago and graduated from Hinsdale High School. On Nov. 26, 1949, she married James Hall. They lived in Lombard for over 30 years, where she was a member of Lombard Bible Church. In retirement they moved to Lake Thunderbird, Ill. She was active with the Lake Thunderbird Women's Club, Christian Women's Club, the Red Hat Society and was active with the Putnam County Senior Center. She also attended the Willow Springs Mennonite Church. Ruth loved to travel and enjoyed nature. She loved the western and Native American culture. Many benefitted from her generosity. She is survived by her husband, James; eight children, Jonathan (Marlene), Timothy, Ruth (Al) Hurrell, Judith (Robert) Slattery, Susanna (Gary) Steilen, Daniel (Gerry), Miriam and Jeremiah Hall; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four brothers, Carl, Edwin, David and Eric Henrikson. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth McClain; her parents; one brother; and one sister. A visitation will be held on Sunday, July 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Wheaton Cemetery in Wheaton. Memorial gifts may be directed to Moody Bible Institute, 820 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL. Family and friends may sign a guest book at www.hultgrenfh.com. For more information, please call 630-668-0027.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on July 16, 2011.
Paul Henrikson (1900 - 1989)
Dagmar Victoria Larson Henrikson (1905 - 1980)
Ingrid Linea Henrikson (1926 - 1949)*
Ruth E. Henrikson Hall (1930 - 2011)
Nels Victor Henrikson (1932 - 1987)*
Created by: Michael Harrington
Record added: Jul 16, 2011
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