Born: June 27, 1928; in Warrenville|
Died: April 23, 2012; in Wheaton
WEST CHICAGO – Christian W. Ruch, 83, of West Chicago, passed away April 23, 2012, at DuPage Convalescent in Wheaton.
He was born June 27, 1928, in Warrenville to Albert and Victoria Ruch.
He was an avid trapper and fisherman and a longtime member of the Illinois Fur Takers Association.
Mr. Ruch is survived by four children, Betsy (Richard) Jett of St Charles, Kerry Ruch of Aurora, Frederick Ruch of West Chicago and JoAnna Ruch of Corvalis, Ore.; and two grandchildren, Jacob and Jill Jett.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Marlene; his second wife, Lucy; and a brother, Albert Ruch Jr.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St. (at the corner of Routes 64 and 25), St Charles. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in St. Charles. The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the funeral home.
For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles at 630-584-0060 or visit www.yursfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Apr. 24, 2012