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Ruth E. King

September 7, 1941 — June 1, 2023



Age 81, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, June 1st, 2023 at Cedarhurst of Frankfort.

Ruth is survived by her loving family, children, Ric (Maureen) King, Lori (Kent) Bader, grandchildren, Lauren (Jake) Widlowski, Juliana King, Heather (Mike) Jones, Brett King, great grandchildren, Annie Widlowski, Freddy Widlowski, Grace Jones, Benji King, Jack Jones and Robby Widlowski.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Fredric C. King Sr, parents, John & Florence Huber (Zoll), and siblings, Bud Huber and Chuck Huber.

Ruth was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church of New Lenox and retired from Newman Pharmacy in Mount Greenwood. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. She was happiest when hosting family gatherings and welcoming everyone with open arms; emulating her mother-in-law, Ione King.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 26th, 2023 at 12:00 PM at the United Methodist Church of New Lenox, 339 W. Haven Avenue, New Lenox, IL 60451.  The service will be live streamed, please contact a family member for details.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Lightways Hospice would be greatly appreciated. For information, or 815-806-2225.

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Saturday, August 26, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

New Lenox United Methodist Church

339 West Haven Avenue, New Lenox, IL 60451

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