Ruth W. Denton of Mundelein Ruth W. Denton (nee Ward), 84, formerly of Libertyville, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Advocate Condell Medical Center. Ruth was born April 23, 1927, in Chicago, and had been a Vernon Hills resident and member of St. Mary of Vernon Parish for more than 30 years. She was an alumni of Immaculata High School and Mundelein College. She was a founding member of Village Quiters in Lake Bluff. She is survived by her husband, Samuel B. Denton III; her son, Samuel B. Denton IV; her daughter, Veronica (Joel) Knocke; her grandchildren, Flora Denton and Megan Knocke; and her sister. Mary Ellen Page. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., with visitation one hour prior on Thursday, April 26, at St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church, Route 45, Indian Creek. Interment will be in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at McMurrough Funeral Chapel, Ltd., 101 Park Place (Route 176, one block east of Milwaukee Ave.), Libertyville. If desired, memorial to Catholic Charities, would be greatly appreciated. For information, 847-362-2626.
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Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on April 23, 2012