Kristan Funeral Home - Mundelein
219 West Maple Ave.
Mundelein, IL 60060
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1921 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Ruth Goodsell of Mundelein Funeral service for Ruth Goodsell (nee Holst), 91, is 10 AM. Friday, at the Kristan Funeral Home P.C., 219 West Maple Ave. (2 blocks west of Rt. 45 on Rt. 176), Mundelein. Interment will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Libertyville. Visitation is Thursday from 4-8 PM, at the funeral home. Ruth was born September 21, 1921 in Prairie View, IL., and died Wednesday August 28, 2013 at Victory Lakes Continuing Care Center in Lindenhurst. She was a member of the Mundelein Regent Center. She enjoyed pinochle, bowling and traveling north to fish. Most of all she enjoyed being with her family, especially the family parties when they would all be together. Ruth is survived by her siblings Lillian (Donald) Griffin, Betty (the late Arthur) Halle, Herbert (Nancy) Holst, Dolores (the late Patrick) McHugh, Nancy (the late George) Waddle, Lorraine Maurath, George (Sandra) Holst, Robert (the late Donna) Holst, Richard (Amy) Holst, 5 step-children, 42 nieces and nephews, 92 great nieces and nephews and 75 great great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood "Woody," and her siblings Lenora, Annabell, and George Holst, Louise and Brian Maddox, Dora and Eugene Wrobel. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Mundelein Fire Department, 1000 N. Midlothian Rd., Mundelein, IL. 60060 or the Mundelein Police Department, 221 N. Lake St., Mundelein, IL. 60060. For information, call 847-566-8020 or visit www.kristanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2013
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