Ruth <I>Osborn</I> Wakefield

Ruth Osborn Wakefield

Birth
Oblong, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 Feb 2008 (aged 91)
Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 24598317 · View Source
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Ruth Wakefield, 91, Robinson, Illinois, passed away at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2008, at her residence.

Born in Oblong Twp., Crawford County on October 29, 1916, she was the daughter of Grover Osborn and Blanche Thompson. She was a self employed beautician. She was a member of the Oblong Evangelical United Methodist Church; and Katherine Chapter Order of Eastern Star. Ruth graduated from Oblong High School - Class of 1934 and was a graduate of Beauty Culture School, Paris, Illinois. She enjoyed crocheting; sewing; playing piano and singing.

On November 16, 1935, she married Roger Wakefield, who preceded her in death on December 27, 2000. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, James & Basil Osborn; two sisters, one infant and Ruby Jane Pederson; brother-in-law, Andy Pederson and sister-in-law, Mary K. Osborn.

Survivors include one daughter, Joanie Wakefield; four grandchildren, Curtis, Jason, Kevin and April Garrard; one great-granddaughter, Shaley Garrard; one sister-in-law, Lucy Osborn; and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in Kirk Chapel, rural Robinson, Illinois.


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  • Created by: Lady In Black
  • Added: 13 Feb 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 24598317
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Osborn Wakefield (29 Oct 1916–9 Feb 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 24598317, citing Kirk Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lady In Black (contributor 46799457) .