Ruth Steinhilber, 99, of Hebron, passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at Brookdale Assisted Living Home in Valparaiso.
She was born Nov. 7, 1915, to Clarence and Vermilya (Rockwell) Sands in Jasper County. Ruth was a graduate of Valparaiso High School, class of 1933. She was a member of the Hebron United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. On July 31, 1938, at the Valparaiso Methodist Church, Ruth married Russell W. Steinhilber, who preceded her in death.
Ruth is survived by her children: Carroll DeVries, Marion; Dennis (Joyce) Steinhilber, Hebron; five grandchildren: Annette (Paul) Weaver; Brenda (Jeff) Fisher; Eric (Erica) DeVries; Lara Byers; Joy (Chris) Peterson; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers and sisters: Emogene Delcourt; Ted Sands; Mabel Lindahl; infant Paul Quentin Sands; Lydia Delcourt; infant Oliver Elston Sands; twin sister Ruby Logan; Martin Sands; and son-in-law: Dennis DeVries.
Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Geisen Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 624 N. Main St., Hebron, and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at Hebron United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Hebron United Methodist Church, 202 W. Church St, Hebron, with Pastor Kathie Jones officiating. Interment will take place at Salem Cemetery in Hebron.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hebron United Methodist Church.