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 Ruth Marie <I>Dreffein</I> Mangan

Ruth Marie Dreffein Mangan

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 May 2010 (aged 88)
Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Schiller Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
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Ruth M. Mangan, 88, formerly of Barrington, Bensenville, and Lake Zurich, IL, died Sunday, May 9, 2010. Born Sept. 29, 1921, in Chicago, she grew up in Chicago, a graduate of Austin H.S. and Wilbur Wright College; past employee of United Airlines and retiree of Sears Roebuck & Co. She was a member of St. Peter United Church of Christ, Chicago, IL, where her family had been members since 1875. Her family was in the retail grocery business for over 70 years in Chicago. Her father Frank was one of the founders of Central Foods, which later became Centrella Foods. Beloved mother of Patricia (the late James) Pritchard, Barbara (Gary) Calhoun, and Robert (Tina) Mangan; grandmother to Wayne Anderson, Julie Coalson, Tim Nichols, and Natalie (Francisco) Ocon; great-grandmother to Zachary, Nathaniel and Emma Coalson and Christina Ocon. Preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Alvina Dreffein; brothers, Frank and Arnold ("Rusty"); and sister, Mildred O'Malley. Visitation from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 12 at Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich, IL. Interment Eden Memorial Park Cemetery, Schiller Park, IL. For info 847-540-8871 or
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on May 11, 2010

Name Ruth Marie Dreffein
Birth Date 29 Sep 1921
Event Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Registration Place , Cook, Illinois
Gender Female
Father's Name Frank Dreffein
Father's Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Father's Age 46
Father's Estimated Birth Year 1875
Mother's Name Alvina Belskow
Mother's Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
Mother's Age 37
Mother's Estimated Birth Year 1884

Frank W Dreffein Head M 55 Illinois
Alvina Dreffein Wife F 45 Illinois
Frank Dreffein Jr. Son M 21 Illinois
Mildred Dreffein Daughter F 18 Illinois
Arnold Dreffein Son M 16 Illinois
Ruth Dreffein Daughter F 8 Illinois
Julias Dreffein Father M 89 Germany
"United States Census, 1930,"

Frank W Dreffein Head M 65 Illinois
Alvina Dreffein Wife F 55 Illinois
Arnold Dreffein Son M 26 Illinois
Ruth Dreffein Daughter F 18 Illinois
"United States Census, 1940,"

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Marie Dreffein Mangan (29 Sep 1921–9 May 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184669954, citing Eden Memorial Park, Schiller Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Susan (contributor 48964989) .