Ruth Avery, nee Oberkrom, 94, Washington, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Grandview Healthcare Center, Washington. |
Ruth, daughter of the late Emil Oberkrom and wife Lilly, nee Merkel, was born July 28, 1919, in Cuba, Mo. She was united in marriage to Leslie Avery June 30, 1940.
Ruth is survived by one sister, Ella Mae Hoff and husband Kenneth, Webster Groves; nieces; nephews; and many wonderful friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Avery; one daughter, Lisa Ann Avery; parents, Emil and Lilly Oberkrom; and parents-in-law, Russell and Flossie Avery.
A visitation was held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Washington.
A service followed at the church, beginning at 2 p.m.
Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Lutheran World Missions.
The Avery family was served by Miller Funeral Home, Washington.
Published in The Missourian on May 28, 2014