Ruth V. Markword, 95, of Lincoln, (formerly of Quincy, IL) passed away on January 29, 2017 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Ruth was born on February 15, 1921 near Hannibal, MO; the daughter of Charles and Floye (Oliver) Irwin. Ruth married W.E. (Sprout) Markword on October 12, 1959.
Ruth is survived by her son, Mark (Vicki) Kuhlmeier of Quincy, IL, her daughter, Barbara Hadsell of NV; her grandchildren, Steve (Teresa) Hadsell, Jay (Krishell) Hadsell, of NV, Scott Hadsell, of MO, Jean (Ted) Wagner, of TX, Brian (Kelly) Cale, Chad (Lisa) Cale of Lincoln, IL, Amy (Scott) Kuhlman, of New Holland, IL, Jeremy (Cindy) Cale, of IN, Lauren Kuhlmeier of Hamilton, IL, Colby (Stasha) Kuhlmeier, of Quincy; her 13 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews including her beloved niece Delores Gunterman and family of SC.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers and three sisters, one daughter, Mary Colleen Cale, one son-in-law, Jerry Hadsell, two great-grandchildren, Ashley Bringer and Nick Cale.
Ruth will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Per Ruth’s request there will be no services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.