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Ruth Stewart

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[June 26, 2007]  Ruth M. Stewart, 88, of Lincoln died Sunday, June 24, 2007, at 11:45 p.m. at the Christian Village.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with Ron Otto officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.

Mrs. Stewart was a sales clerk at J.C. Penney's before she retired.

She was born Dec. 16, 1918, in Pekin to Andy Lee and May E. Theison Stone. She married Howard W. Stewart on June 20, 1959, in Lincoln. He preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1989.

She is survived by one stepson, John (and Julia) Stewart of Washington; two stepdaughters, Diedra Dellinger of Pekin and Dianna (and Danny) Shepherd of Apache Junction, Ariz.; four stepgrandchildren; and longtime friends Jerry and Beverly Gaddy of Lincoln.

She was also preceded in death by one brother.

She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, White Shrine of Jerusalem and Eastern Star 351 of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln Christian Church or the donor's choice.

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