Ruth I. Douglas, 82, of Urbana passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital.
A graveside service will be held at 10am on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Grandview Memorial Garden in Champaign.
Ruth was born on November 21, 1938, in Champaign, IL to parents Roy and Mildred (Brown) Weidner. She graduated from Urbana High School in 1957. Ruth was a dedicated Illini fan and loved to support the sports teams. In her younger years she loved to cook and grown plants in her garden. Ruth also enjoyed bowling and crochet. She worked at Kroger during her career until she retired due to health issues. Ruth will be dearly missed by her friends and loved ones.
Survivors include her children Terry (Jeffery) Evans, Daniel Lee (MeLinda) Douglas, and Deanna (Charles) Douglas; Brother John Ronald (Kay) Weidner; grandchildren Michael Morfey, Lindsey (Serge) Docherty, Amanda (Derek) Smith, Charly (Andrew) Purdy, Zachary Douglas, Holly Douglas, Nicole Gill, Lura Hastings, and Ashton Hastings; and 6 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers David Edmund Weidner, Donald Wayne Weidner, and Farris Weidner; and son Steven Lee Douglas.
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