Ruth I. Seifert-Hedrick


Posted on 28th February 2013 by calvert-ferry in Auburn |OTHER |Virden

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Virden – Ruth I. Seifert- Hedrick, 103 of Virden, IL passed away Thursday February 28, 2013 at Sunrise Manor, Virden, IL.

Ruth was born Nov. 2, 1909 in Ashland, NE a daughter of William and Nora (Hightshoe) Sullivan. She was married to Wilbert H. Seifert for 60 years and after his death married Omer Slightom and then Dr. Walter Hedrick. Ruth was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Girard, IL and a former member of the Home Extension and the Virden Women’s Club. Ruth wintered in Texas for many years.

Surviving Ruth are her daughters, Evelyn (Ron) Cain-Carney and Betty (Robert) Cox both of Virden, IL, a step-son, Dr. Keith (Vicki) Hedrick of Carlinville, IL, sisters, Helen Lynn of Dallas, TX and Lorene Nation of Litchfield, IL, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Ruth in death were her husbands, Wilbert Seifert, Omer Slightom and Dr. Walter Hedrick, sister, Opal Gale, brothers, Robert, Bill, Gerald and Donald Sullivan.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sat. March 2, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Girard, IL with funeral services at 11 a.m. at the church. Officiating will be Rev. Keith GeRue.  Organist, Cyndy Wilson.  Pallbearers:  George Rankin, Bruce Garner, Brad Cox, Harold Massey, Greg Whitlow, Aron Massey, Landon Cain and Jonathan Cain. burial in Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL. Memorials may be made to the church. Please visit:  www. to leave a comment for the family.

  1. John Baird says:

    Evelyn, Betty & Family,

    We always had some good times down at the lake! Your mom and grandmother had a long and wonderful life. While I know she will truly be missed, she is now at peace. No hurt, no worry’s; she can now settle down, maybe! Our sincere condolences to you and your families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    John & Deb Esselman-Baird
    Colby, WI

    28th February 2013 at 10:34 am

  2. Jeannie Gasen Scott says:

    By the time I read the paper on Sat was too late to come. I am very sorry for your loss. have great memories of yoru mom and dad (and grandparents) growing up. Your mama had such a long life, you were blessed to have her so long. I pray all those wonderful memories help you with loss, the hole in yoru heart. God bless you all!

    28th February 2013 at 6:37 am

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