Ruth G. Brennan


FRANKLIN GROVE — Ruth G. Brennan, 98, of Franklin Grove, died on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1923 in Cumberland Co. IL the daughter of William and Maud (Bingaman) Green. She graduated from Humbolt High School in 1941 and then Utterback's Business College in 1942. Ruth worked as a secretary and typist for many years ending her career with the Veteran's Administration in St. Louis, Mo.

On Oct. 25, 1952, she married Harry Michael Brennan at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mattoon.

Ruth is preceded in death by her husband Harry; one son, Gregory; one granddaughter, Brenna Hickey; her parents; sisters, Elizabeth (James) Jones, Mary Green, Robert (Dorothy) Green; two infant brothers; and one niece, Wilma Jones.

She is survived by her daughter, Veronica (Michael) Hickey, of Amboy; son, Kevin (Bette) Brennan, of Largo, Fla.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two nieces.

Ruth enjoyed all types of music, reading, politics, and the Chicago Cubs.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, June 20, 2022, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Amboy. Luncheon will follow the service at the parish hall next to St. Patrick Church in Amboy. Burial will follow the luncheon at Zion Hill Cemetery in Mattoon. Visitation will be on Monday, June 20, 2022 at St. Patrick Church in Amboy from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at 10:30 a.m.

Arrangements by the Jones Funeral Home in Amboy.

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