Ruth "Ruthie" Winger - 95

2/28/1923 - 7/30/2018

Rockford, illinois

 Ruth “Ruthie” Winger, 95, of Rockford, passed away in her home on Monday, July 30, 2018. She was born February 28, 1923 in Appanoose County, IA. She graduated from Moulton High School, class of 1940. Ruth married Marlin C. Winger in Unionville, MO on February 18, 1941. He predeceased her on February 25, 2001. She was formerly employed by Woodward Governor for 30 years. She was a lifetime member of Brooke Road Methodist Church. Ruthie was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family. She and Marlin were active members of the Coon Dog Field Trials Assoc. Survivors include her children, Judy (Charles) Parks of Rockford, Georgia (Jim) Joiner of Youngsville, NC, and Kim (David Hitefield-dec’d.) Winger of Rockford; grandchildren, Scott, Chad, Jackie, Alan, and Marla; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents; her brothers; a sister; a grandson Jeff Parks; and 2 great-grandchildren Alex and Olivia. Visitation 10:00 a.m. - noon on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in Brooke Road United Methodist Church, 1404 Brooke Rd., Rockford, with service beginning at noon. Interment in Willwood Burial Park. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL. Memorials may be directed to the church or family.

Visitation:

10:00 a.m. - noon Friday, August 3, 2018 in Brooke Road United Methodist Church, 1404 Brooke Road, Rockford, Illinois

Service:

Noon Friday, August 3, 2018 in Brooke Road United Methodist Church, Rockford, Illinois

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