1245 Somonauk St
Sycamore, IL 60178
Born: Monday, December 17, 1934
Passed: Monday, February 13, 2017
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Ruth Edna Rich, 82, formerly of Kirkland, died peacefully at DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center on Monday, February 13, 2017. She was born on December 17, 1934, in Sycamore, to Herman and Blanche (Quigley) Riffle. Ruth graduated in 1952 from Sycamore High School and on October 23, 1954, she married Clarence "Ockie" Edward Rich. Ockie died July 21, 2002 after 48 years of marriage. For more than 40 years, Ruth worked at The National Bank & Trust Co. of Sycamore as the Safety Deposit Manager, a job she began in her high school work -study program, retiring in 1999. Although she treasured her customers and took pride in serving them faithfully, Ruth's heart was first and foremost in being a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She leaves behind a legacy of loving-kindness and care for family, friends, and pets alike.
Ruth was also a DeKalb County Hospice volunteer, member of Sycamore United Methodist, and a member of the DeKalb County Farm Bureau.
Ruth is survived by her children Vickie (Scott) Smith of Mattoon, IL, Norm Rich of Laguna Niguel, CA, and Mary Ellen (Randy) Taylor of Rochelle, IL; grandchildren, Nicolas Smith of Missoula, MT, Sabrina Smith of Grapevine, TX, Bryce (Carolyn) Keilman of Waterford, WI and Brittney (Anthony) Wyatt of Davis Junction, IL; two great-grandchildren, Madeline Keilman and Luke Wyatt; brother, Roy (Lois) Riffle of Warrenville, IL and brother-in-law, John Rich of Sycamore, IL; sisters-in-law, Sandy Riffle and Elizabeth Sauber both of Sycamore, IL and Lorraine Rich of Genoa, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, "Ockie", brother, Ray Riffle; sister-in-law, Gladys Rich; and brothers-in-law, Edward Sauber and Clark "Bud" Rich.
Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave., Sycamore, IL with Reverends Dan Swinson and Harlene Harden co- officiating.
Visitations will be held from 4 - 7:00 pm on Friday, February 17, 2017 in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Sycamore Chapel, 1245 Somonauk St., Sycamore, IL and from 10 - 11:00 am on Saturday, prior to the service, at the church.
Memorials to Sycamore United Methodist Church and DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center.
The family would like to offer heartfelt thanks to the staff of the CVS memory care unit at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center for their loving care.