Pleasant Valley Cemetery, northeast of Middletown,
Tuesday at 11:00 a.m..
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Ruth Ann Hoffert, 73, of Middletown, IL passed away
at her home on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, surrounded by
Ruth Ann was born on July 8, 1941 in Middletown, a
daughter of Richard Raymond and Mabel Ruth (Wilson)
Skelton. She married Ernest F. Hoffert on November
8, 1959 in Lincoln, IL. He survives, as does a
daughter, Sheila (Jim) Bradburn of Lincoln and a
son, Brian (Wendy) Hoffert of Mason City. Also
surviving are five grandchildren, Jason (Amanda)
Bradburn, Chris (Anita) Bradburn, Nicke Jo Bradburn,
James Jeffery Bradburn, Chad (Jallisa Tisdale)
Hoffert, two step grandchildren, Scooter Horath and
Annie Horath, sixteen great grandchildren, nine step
grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
Other survivors include four brothers, Dick (Debbie)
Skelton, Billy Dale Skelton, Tim (Judy) Skelton, and
Rusty (Stacie) Skelton, and eight sisters, Jenny
(Harold) Stout, Jackie Poole, Carol Renfro, Cheryl
Himes, Sharon Marcum, Debbie (Bub) Frakes, Syb (Joe)
Liesman, and Kelly (Rick) Hoffert.
She was preceded in death by her father, one
grandson, Kyle Hoffert, three bothers, Jerry, David,
and Joe Skelton, and three sisters, Patsy, Kasey,
Ruth Ann worked at Eaton Corporation and drove a
school bus for First Student. She was a member of
the American Legion Auxiliary of Middletown.
Creamation rites have been accorded. Graveside
services will be held at Pleasant Valley Cemetery,
northeast of Middletown, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014,
at 11:00 a.m.. Pastor Curt McCallister of the Mason
City Community Chapel will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the family in care of
Middletown State Bank.
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