Ruth J. O'Livo

Ruth J. O'Livo, 87, of 1529 Jackson St., Quincy, died at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday (July 8, 2014) in North Adams Home in Mendon.

Ruth was born Sept. 9, 1926, in Quincy, a daughter of Edward and Nellie Smith Stoneking. She married Albert J. O'Livo on May 29, 1970, in St. Louis, and he died on Aug. 15, 2004.

Ruth was a graduate of Quincy High School.

Ruth was homemaker, she had also worked at the former D'Ore Shoe Store, in uptown Quincy prior to retiring. She had attended The Crossing Church.

Ruth was a member of the Red Hats Club. Her greatest joy was getting to spend time with her husband, Albert, their family and their dogs.

Survivors include, a son, Del Dace of Quincy; three grandchildren, Brock, Kyle and Taylor Dace, all of Springfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

SERVICES: 1 p.m. Friday, July 11, in Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

VISITATION: Noon until time of services Friday in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Wounded Warriors.

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.


Condolences may be expressed online at

Funeral Home

Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
823 Broadway Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-1011

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from July 10 to July 12, 2014