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Ruth (Humphrey) Webb


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Ruth (Humphrey) Webb

Feb. 15, 1930 - June 24, 2018

FRANKLIN - Ruth A. (Humphrey) Webb, 88, of Franklin, IN, formerly of Mishawaka, IN, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Compass Park in Franklin, IN. She was born February 15, 1930 in Otterbein, IN to Wilbur and Ima (Fulks) Humphrey. She married her elementary school sweetheart, John R. Webb on June 12, 1948 in South Bend, IN; he preceded her in death on September 28, 2014. She was a graduate of James Whitcomb Riley High School class of 1948 in South Bend, where she played the clarinet for five years in the band.

Ruth worked for different employers, with the last two being the engineering secretary at Wheel Horse Products in South Bend for 23 years, and First Christian Church in Mishawaka for 10 years. She and her husband John square-danced and bowled for many years.

Survivors include her two sons, John R. Webb II (Deana) of Mishawaka, IN and James A. Webb (Reva) of Danville, IN; five grandchildren, John R. Webb III, Jamie Webb Parker, Bryan Webb, Heather Webb, and Oliver Webb; step-grandchildren, Becky George (Chris), Derrick Parker (Jennifer), Shelby Smith (Brendan), and Brandon Campbell; three great-grandchildren, Zachery Webb, Kaleb McDonald, and Kendra McDonald; and four step-great-grandchildren, Andrew George, Katelyn Parker, Alyssa Parker, and Sydney Parker.

A graveside chapel service will be conducted on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 12 noon, at Good Shepherd Chapel at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 10776 McKinley Highway, Osceola, IN 46561 with burial to follow. Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN is handling the arrangements. Information at 317-738-0202.
Published in South Bend Tribune on July 11, 2018
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