April 30, 1939 - Dec. 6, 2013
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ELKHART - Ruth House, 74, of Elkhart, passed away peacefully at 10:15 pm Friday, December 6, 2013, in Kindred Nursing and Rehab-Valley View. Ruth was born on April 30, 1939, the daughter of King and Areedia (Young) Dancler. On November 16, 1958, she married Robert House Sr. He passed away on April 3, 2008. Ruth is survived by eight sons, David (Janie) House of Chicago, Elbert (Sally) House of Elkhart, Dewayne House & James (Wanda) House, both of Elkhart, Robert (Francine) House Jr. of Mishawaka, Warren (Patricia) House, Shawn (Rose) House and Paul (Tamara) House, all of Elkhart; as well as 22 grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Jane Bobo of Benton Harbor, MI, and Jessie Mae Wilson of Hayti, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Bridget Marie House, four brothers and two sisters. Ruth will be remembered for her love of cooking, sewing, traveling, and sharing her faith with others. Her passion was selling Park Lane Jewelry and spending time with family and friends. A memorial service will be held Sat., Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at the South Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 25448 C.R. 22, Elkhart, where she was a member. Elder Andrew Thomas will officiate, with burial at a later date in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Hwy., Osceola, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.chapelhillmemorial.com.
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home - Osceola
10776 McKinley Highway Osceola, IN 46561
Published in South Bend Tribune on Dec. 11, 2013