Ruth C. Dalrymple Wieting, 98, LeRoy, formerly of Bloomington and Lake Bloomington, passed away peacefully Jan. 22, 2019, at LeRoy Manor.


She was born Aug. 15, 1920, in Nokomis, a daughter of the Rev. Dr. Edwin Lester Tobie and Carrie Jane Mansfield Tobie.


A celebration of life service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, with lunch after the service and time to greet the family.


She is survived by a daughter, Janet Schroeder (Richard), LeRoy; grandchildren, Amy Dalrymple-Hill, Aurora; Keith Dalrymple (Jennifer), Wapella; Dr. Nicholas Schroeder (Suzanne), Hutchinson, Kan.; and Tobie Schroeder, Chicago; stepdaughter, Jean Wieting Chakour (Elias), Tampa, Fla.; daughters-in-law, Ellen Laesch Dalrymple, Gurnee, and Gail Dalrymple, Montgomery, Texas; great-grandchildren, Kayleigh and Braelyn Hill, Jacob Dalrymple and Lucille Eun Schroeder; as well as 11 stepgrandchildren and 12 step great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald W. Dalrymple Sr.; her second husband, Kenneth J. Wieting; her companion in later years, Frank Knoll; her sons, Gerald W. Dalrymple Jr. and David T. Dalrymple; and stepson, Daniel Wieting.


She was a 1941 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University and earned a master's in reading from Illinois State University. A member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, PEO Chapter AW, Delta Kappa Gamma teachers honorary, and a member of Second Presbyterian Church.


As Mrs. Dalrymple, she taught first grade at Hudson Elementary School and then as Mrs. Wieting, fourth grade reading at Sugar Creek Elementary in Normal.


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