Shirley Ann (Whitney) Fenner Rueger, 76 of Clinton, IL passed away 5:20 P.M. November 4, 2014 at Asta Care Center of Bloomington, IL.
Funeral services will be 10 A.M. Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Pastor Dan Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Long Point Cemetery, Wapella, IL. Friends may call from 6 – 8 P.M. Friday, November 7, 2014 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Shirley Ann Memorial Fund or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Shirley was born January 11, 1938 in Kenney, IL the daughter of Glenn A. and Catherine (Spencer) Whitney. She married Darell Gene Rueger March 29, 1968 in Clinton, IL. He passed away March 9, 2009.
Survivors include her children: Marty (Linda) Fenner, Clinton, IL, Kelley Rueger, Clinton, IL, Ernest Fenner, Clinton, IL, Tina (Steve) Tuttle, Clinton, IL, Rusty (Mary) Fenner, Clinton, IL, Rowena (Michael) Fuller, Wapella, IL, Nannette (Russell) Birch, Chestnut, IL, Walter (Sue) Rueger, Mountain Home, ID; siblings: David (Barbara) Whitney, Clinton, IL, Mike (Pam) Whitney, Clinton, IL, Judy Gilbert, Hartsburg, IL, Patsy (Ed) Gunn, Florida, Beverly Fiel, Russellton, PA; 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters: Joyce McGarry, Mavis Elwood, Helen Whitney.
Shirley worked at and retired from both Eureka Williams and Cracker Barrel. She enjoyed fishing and gardening.