Ruth I. Seidel

  • Born: July 26, 1927
  • Died: June 22, 2020
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

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Rock Falls, IL 61071

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Ruth Irene Seidel
Ruth Irene Seidel, age 92, of Sterling, died Monday, June 22, 2020 at Rock River Hospice and Home.
Ruth was born July 26, 1927 in Madison, Wis. the daughter of Edward L. and Leola (Welker) Olds. She married Jack A. Seidel on December 13, 1947 in Rock Falls. He preceded her in death on June 14, 2005. Ruth moved to Owensboro, Ky. in 1953 where she loved bowling, their dog, "Charlie" and Kentucky Wildcats Basketball.
She is survived by one sister, Betty Dombroski of Clearwater, Fla; one brother-in-law, Chester Seidel of Maine; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother, Edward Olds, Jr.; one sister-in-law, Ruth; three brothers-in-law, Edward Dombroski, Kenneth Seidel and Wesley Seidel; and her nephew, Edward Olds, III.
A private graveside service took place at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
Memorials may be made to Rock River Hospice and Home, 2706 Avenue E, Sterling, IL 61081.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.