Ruth L Roberts

Ruth Roberts nee Rippe, 99, of Thornton, formerly of Blue Island and Harvey.

Ruth  is the beloved wife of the late Irving C. Roberts. She is the loving mother of Irving (Charlotte) Roberts Jr. and Jean R. (Gene) Wiltjer. Ruth is the devoted grandmother of Jerry (Denise) Wiltjer and Brian (Gloria) Wiltjer. She is the proud great grandmother of Brett, Nicole, Jason, Melanie and Jenna. Ruth is the dear sister of Gladys Alamprese and the late Viola Holdefer, Esther Breckenridge, Leona Baer, Marion Peters, John Rippe, Maybelle Meyer and Raymond Rippe.

 Visitation for Ruth will be held Friday, March 23, 2018 from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 am at the Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. Interment will take place at First Ev. Lutheran Cemetery in Alsip.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to one of the following:

St. Paul Lutheran Church

508 Chicago Rd., Thornton, IL 60476


First Ev. Lutheran Church

2519 Grove St., Blue Island, IL 60406


Fr. Ron Hicks NPH, El Salvador


134 N. LaSalle St. Suite 500

Chicago, IL 60602-1036