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3615 Kirchoff Rd
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
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1932 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Ruth Katherine Jayes (nee Holden), 85, passed away peacefully July 7, 2018. A longtime resident of Arlington Heights/ Rolling Meadows, most recently of the Garlands of Barrington. Daughter of late Edwin Holden and Marie Kollock (nee Cobey); wife of the late Theodore; loving mother of Jeffrey (Barbara), Douglas (Margaret), Gregory (Felicia), and Lisa Feldman. Caring grandmother of 14, great-grandmother of 14, stepgrandmother to 4, great-stepgrandmother to 2. Ruth was born in Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago on Oct. 7, 1932. Graduated from Providence High School in 1950. Always proud of her Irish heritage, she enjoyed raising her family and working in accounting at Kimball Hill Homes and Pace Suburban Bus for many years. At the age of 71, Ruth decided to enroll at Olivet Nazarene University from which she graduated in 2005 with a degree of Associate of Arts. Visitation Saturday, July 14th from 9:30 - 11:30 am at Meadows Funeral Home, 3615 Kirchoff Road (½ block east of Route 53), Rolling Meadows, followed by a mass at 12 noon at St. Colette Catholic Church. Interment at St. Michael Cemetery in Palatine. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ruth's name to Clearbrook Center, 1835 W. Central Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Information, 847-253-0224 or www.Meadowsfh.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on July 11, 2018
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