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1924 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
GENOA – Ruth J. Foehringer, 89 of Genoa, Ill., passed away peacefully April 18, 2013, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb.
Born March 2, 1924, in Detroit, to Cassius H. and Marjorie (MacDonald) Rice, Ruth graduated from Holy Redeemer High School in Detroit and worked as an insurance clerk in the Penobscot Building in Detroit. She married Roger V. Foehringer on Oct. 14, 1950, after which she dedicated her life to caring for her family.
Ruth is survived by her loving children, William (Kathy) Foehringer, Roger V. (Peggy) Foehringer, Janet (Lou) Metzger, Beth (Alan) Day and Marjorie (Danny) Zimmerman; beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy (Phil) Hickey and Margaret Lepine; sister-in-law, Nancy Rice; cousins. and many nieces and nephews.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Roger, in 2006; brother, Robert Rice; and her parents.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, April 22, at St. Catherine of Genoa Catholic Church, 340 S. Stott St., with the Very Rev. Donald M. Ahles celebrating, followed by a private family burial at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ruth's favored charity; St. Bonaventure Indian School, Thoreau, N.M., or to the .
Arrangements by Olson Funeral and Cremation Services Ltd., Cooper-Quiram Chapel. To share a memory or condolence, visit www.olsonfh.com; 815-895-6589.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Apr. 20, 2013
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