Mt. Morris, IL, Ruth Evelyn Atkinson, age 91, passed away on October 12, 2021 in Pincrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris, IL. Ruth was born on February 15, 1930 in Whiteside County, IL; the daughter of Galen G. & Iva R. (Fike) Gerdes. She graduated from Pearl City High School class of 1948, and she graduated as a Registered Nurse from St. Luke Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, IL. Ruth Married Earl L. Atkinson on June 13, 1953 in Chicago, IL; and he preceded her in death on October 4, 2002.
Ruth was a registered Nurse for 20 years in Hastings, Michigan retiring in 2002. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, and husband: Earl.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
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