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Ruth Nelson


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Ruth Nelson Obituary
Ruth Sievers Nelson, longtime resident of Glencoe and Northbrook, died on November 30, 2017 after a short illness. Ruth was the second of 4 children born to Herman and Edna Sievers (Viola, Donald and Richard) on July 22, 1929. She spent her childhood on the family farm in Peotone, IL and moved to Chicago in the 1940's where she eventually met her husband. Lawrence and Ruth were married on July 6, 1957 and moved to Glencoe to raise a family. Ruth lived a long, wonderful life and was very active in the local community volunteering her time at the Glencoe Union Church, The Women's Library Club and The North Shore Exchange. She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Dan) Madock, and two sons, Paul (Joan) Nelson, and Thomas (Julie) Nelson. She has seven grand children; Jack, Daniel and Reid Madock, James, Katherine and David Nelson, and Troy Nelson. She also has one great grandchild, Connor Nelson. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm at the Glencoe Union Church on December 16, 2017. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to the Autism Society at www.autismsociety.org. For funeral information call Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home 847-251-8200.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Dec. 3, 2017
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