PEORIA - Ruth Pauline Sandretto, 96, of Peoria, passed away May 8, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth was born in Peoria on May 8, 1918, to Elmer and Edith (Nighsonger) Mooberry. She married Lawrence Sandretto on Dec. 20, 1941, in Ladd, Ill. She is survived by two children, Lawrence (Beola) Sandretto of Harrison, Ark., and Marsha DeLost of Peoria, Ill.; two siblings, John Mooberry of Sparland, Ill., and Lennie Kapraun of Fla.; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, parents, one daughter, Sharon; one granddaughter; one grandson; six brothers and four sisters.
Ruth was a teacher for many different schools, and last taught at Oak Grove East, where she retired in 1978.
She was of the Catholic faith, and was a resident at St. Augustine Manor, where she regularly attended Mass.
A Rosary service will be held at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel, Monday May 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorial donations in honor of Ruth may be made to Methodist Hospice, or St. Augustine Manor.
Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel is in charge of arrangements. www.Davison-Fulton.com.