Ruth Finchum Logeman 97, of Emden, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Ruth was born on September 23, 1920, in rural Hartsburg, IL, the daughter of Nanke J. and Bertha Arnold Rademaker. She married Fred O. Finchum on August 11, 1940, in Emden, IL. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1980. She married Edward L. Krueger on June 4, 1984, in Emden, IL. He preceded her in death on October 28, 1990. She married Lewis Logeman on December 26, 1994. He preceded her in death on July 31, 2008.
Ruth is survived by her children, Fred R. (Susan) Finchum of Atlanta, IL; Jayne (John) Cross of Emden, IL; James (Carole) Finchum of Springfield, IL. Ruth is survived by her grandchildren, Mark Finchum, Ron Finchum, Bryan (Amber) Finchum, Michelle (Drew) Olson, Janna (Brett) Conrady, Jaci (Shaun) Manning, Jillyn (Ryan) Thornton, Joshua Finchum. great-grandchildren: Brooke, Katelyn, Shelby Finchum, Brayden (Mandi) Finchum, Brodee Finchum, Daulton Finchum, Alexis, Paige, Kennadie Finchum; Nic, Ty, Tessa, Callen Olson; Ryder, Brantley, Coltyn Conrady, Carson, Cruz, and Kendall Manning.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; her daughter, Joyce; great-grandson, Grant Finchum; her brothers, Walter, Arnold, and Ralph.
Ruth was a member St. Peter Lutheran Church Emden, IL, Good Samaritan Circle, American Legion Auxiliary, and Oasis Card Club. She graduated from Gem City Business College in Quincy. Ruth also worked as a bookkeeper for Heineken Brothers Ford for 20 years.
Services for Ruth will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 19, 2018, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Emden, IL. Visitation will take place from 9:00-11: 00 a.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018, also at the church. Burial will follow the services at Hartsburg Union Cemetery in Hartsburg, IL. Memorial donations may be made in Ruth’s name to St. Peter Lutheran Church or Camp Griesheim. Services have been entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.