Imogene "Gene" Rutter
PALMYRA, IL - Imogene "Gene" Rutter, 84, formerly of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born May 18, 1929, in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Lawrence and Dorothy Rawlings Godwin.
She married Richard G. Rutter on November 22, 1947, and he preceded her in death on August 17, 1980.
Gene was employed by Sangamon State University for 12 years, Central Illinois Medical Associates and Doctors Hospital for over 20 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary L. (Jay) Brawner of Palmyra and Susan J. (Eric) Bolen of Columbia; two sons, Richard B. (Tracy) Rutter of Riverton and Robert B. (Maria) Rutter of Springfield; ten grandchildren, Christopher Reese, Michelle Humes, Jesse Eldridge, Tiffany Rutter, Devin Londrigan, Christine Bolen, Kaleb Rutter, Sydney Rutter, Ethan Rutter and Austin Rutter; and five great-grandchildren, Darrion Reese, Reese Humes, Ryder Eldridge, Mason Winterland and Roman Williams.
Visitation will be from 10 until time of memorial services at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Bramley Funeral Home, Divernon, with Pastor Bill Groennert officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Pawnee.
Memorials may be made to Memorial Hospice.
Condolences may be left online at www.bramleyfh.com.
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