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Ruth Margaret Whittaker, Age 88

Ruth Margaret Whittaker, 88, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at home. She retired from Sears Catalog Department. Ruth was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. She was a native of Louisville, KY.

She is survived by her husband Charles E. Whittaker of Jeffersonville2, IN.; sons Charles J. Whittaker (Luann) of Jeffersonville, IN., Scott E. Whittaker of Jeffersonville, IN.; daughters Karen L. Long (Steve), Dawn A. Hess of Jeffersonville, IN.; 5 grandchildren; 8 grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents Clarences Smith and Florence (Fenger) Smith.; her brothers Robert Smith, George Smith, and Elmer Smith; sister Helen L. Kruse.

Funeral mass will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church with burial to follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. to service at the church.

Expressions of sympathy Kindred Health Care.



Comments (2)

  • Ron & Jayne King

    16 May 2017 at 12:29 |
    A very special lady will be missed. She was always our favorite. God will take good care of her now. Aunt Ruth and all her family are in our thoughts today. Much Love, Ron and Jayne


  • Faith Wood

    14 May 2017 at 02:24 |
    I will always remember Ruth for the sweet and outstanding person that she was as well as her kind and precious family. I'm so glad for the opportunity to know her and her family. Thank you for the opportunity.


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