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Ruth E. Creager Battle Creek Ruth E. Creager, 100, of Battle Creek, died April 6, 2013 at Bronson Battle Creek. She was born March 22, 1913, the daughter of Michael E. and Bessie M. (Burton) Heffron in Battle Creek. Ruth graduated from St. Philip High School and worked in accounting for General Dynamics in San Diego, H.B. Sherman, Battle Creek Sanitarium and the Battle Creek Enquirer. In addition, Ruth worked for the American Red Cross at Percy Jones Hospital during World War II. Ruth was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Jennings, James Blackie and Robert Creager; stepson, Carleton Creager, niece, Diane Heffron and Robert and Dorothy Gibson. She is survived by nephews, Dr. William (Lori) Heffron, Lexington, Kentucky, Thomas W. Heffron of Vancouver, British Columbia, Dennis (Diane) Heffron of Bellevue, Dr. Michael (Judy) Heffron of Colorado Springs, Colorado; nieces, Patricia (Richard) Bordelon, Springfield, Missouri, Katherine (Tim) Curnett of Carmel, Indiana; stepson, Robert (Jerry) Creager of San Diego; great nephews, Dennis Heffron, Jr., John (Sheri) Heffron, Thomas (Debra) Heffron of Battle Creek; step grand niece, Tammi (Scott) Wagner of Bellevue; many grand nieces and grand nephews, several great grand nieces and nephews; a great great grand niece; and a great great grand nephew. Ruth was a member of St. Philip Catholic Church, the Legion of Mary in San Diego and the Moose Women. She enjoyed traveling, reading and playing the organ. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Shaw Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will take place 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 11, 2013 at St. Philip Catholic Church with The Very Rev. Fr. John D. Fleckenstein, V.E. officiating. Interment, Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may go to St. Philip Catholic Church building fund or . The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home. www.shawfuneralhome.com

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Apr. 8, 2013
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