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Ruth Lucille Krock

March 17, 1924 February 2, 2020
Ruth Lucille Krock
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Obituary for Ruth Lucille Krock

Ruth Lucille Krock (nee Bartholomae), age 95, a resident of Monarch Landing in Naperville, IL, formerly of Chicago and Palos Park, IL, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. She was born March 17, 1924 in Chicago, IL.

Beloved wife of 65 years to the late Elmer Walter Lewis Krock, whom she married May 17, 1947 and who preceded her in death on January 18, 2013, loving mother of Richard (Jackie) Krock, Linda (Jerry) Boyer and Luann (David) Satzger, adored grandmother of Alison (Sean) Kelley and Matthew (Jennifer) Krock; Mark (Katelyn) Boyer and Karen (Darin) Coveart; Sarah (Matt) Szymczak, Samantha and Emma Satzger, loving step-grandmother of Sean (Shannon) Boyer and Shane (Nikki) Boyer, cherished great-grandmother of Ruby, Pearl and Finnegan Kelley; Rose and Benjamin Krock; Eliza and Samuel Boyer; Adalyn and Ella Coveart; Brayden Szymczak, devoted daughter of the late Charles and Mary Bartholomae, dear sister of the late Elmer, Bernice and Edwin, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Ruth grew up in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood, attended Brentano Elementary School and was a graduate of Roosevelt High School. She was employed by Illinois Bell before marrying and starting her family and later worked in the office at Zayre Department Store in Chicago.

Ruth was a former member of Word of Life Lutheran Church in Naperville, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Palos Heights, IL and Ashburn Lutheran Church, in Chicago, where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She served as a Girl Scout leader for many years and was an avid volunteer for many organizations including Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL. Ruth enjoyed bowling, square dancing and loved playing a variety of games. Her greatest joy however, was found in her family, friends and knowing that her hand was held by Jesus.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, 10:00-11:00 AM at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1550 Modaff Rd., Naperville. Funeral services will follow Saturday, 11:00 AM in the church with Rev. Seth Clemmer officiating.

Interment: Oakridge Cemetery, Hillside, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth's memory may be made to: Bethany Lutheran School, 1550 Modaff Rd., Naperville, IL 60565, (630) 355-6607, http://school.bethanylcs.org/

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com


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Visitation

Saturday

8

Feb

10:00 AM 2/8/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Rd
Naperville, IL 60565

Bethany Lutheran Church
1550 Modaff Rd Naperville 60565 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Feb

11:00 AM 2/8/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bethany Lutheran Church

1550 Modaff Rd
Naperville, IL 60565

Bethany Lutheran Church
1550 Modaff Rd Naperville 60565 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

4301 Roosevelt Rd.
Hillside, IL 60162

4301 Roosevelt Rd. Hillside 60162 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bethany Lutheran School

1550 Modaff Rd.
Naperville, IL 60565
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