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Ruth Meier

January 3, 1916 — July 16, 2019

Ruth Meier, 103, of Normal, IL formerly of El Paso passed away at 9:07 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the McLean County Nursing Home in Normal.
Ruth was born on January 3, 1916 in Hudson Township, McLean County, IL a daughter of William F. and Clara E. Hospelhorn Farrell. She married Louie Meier on July 12, 1942. He passed away in 1983.
Survivors include many nieces and nephews which she loved very much, and a lot of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers and 4 sisters.
Ruth and her husband ran a fertilizer business in El Paso. They help start the Pellet Mill in El Paso. After retiring they moved to Florida. After Louie's death Ruth moved to Branson, MO where she spent her time working in theaters. She then moved back to Normal, IL where she lived the rest of her life. She traveled to all of the 50 United States, Germany, Ireland, and the Virgin Islands. Ruth loved country music, and knew many famous singers and was good friends to a lot of them.
Ruth was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Normal.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Rev. Dr. Kent King-Nobles will officiate. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. before the funeral services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is handling arrangements for the family.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Humane Society of Central Illinois or Charity of the Donor's Choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.

Visitation

JUL 20. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

Funeral Service

JUL 20. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

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