Ruth Wilcox Anderson

Birth
Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska, USA
Death 2 Feb 2017 (aged 96)
Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 175983460 · View Source
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Ruth Anderson, 96, of Kearney, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 at her home. In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated. The family will have a celebration of life 2:00 – 4:00 pm Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home, 11 East 27th Street, Kearney, NE. O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She was born July 6, 1920 in Auburn, NE to Ernest and Addie (Wier) Wilcox. She grew up in Table Rock, NE and was a 1938 graduate of Table Rock High School. Ruth worked hard to provide for her family. She enjoyed many things in her life including her friends, church, church circle, flowers, gardening and ceramics. Ruth loved writing poetry and prayers.

Her biggest accomplishment in life was having her 9 children. Ruth raised 5 sons, Dick Craig and wife Sherry, David Craig, Bill Anderson and wife Nancy, Jim Anderson and wife Patti and Tim Anderson and wife Gretchen. She also raised 4 daughters, Susie Wood, Judy Murrish, Jann Stauffer and husband Tony, and Jane Daily and husband Jeff.

Ruth had 21 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 11 siblings, her beloved daughter Judy Murrish, granddaughter Tammy Blythe and a grandson Russell Craig.



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  • Created by: GLG
  • Added: 3 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175983460
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Wilcox Anderson (6 Jul 1920–2 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175983460, ; Maintained by GLG (contributor 46814593) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.