9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016
at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home
10:30 a.m. at the funeral home
Ruth Irene Winter, 88, of Springfield, formerly of
Lincoln passed away at 3:25 p.m. October 11, 2016 at
St. Johnís Hospital Hospice.
Ruth was born November 1, 1927 in Lincoln, the
daughter of C. O. and Goldie (Titchener) Musser. She
married Clark Edward Winter January 23, 1948 in
Lincoln. He preceded her in death March 13, 1991.
Ruth is also survived by her children Sharon
(Dennis) Chrans of Springfield, and Greg (Terry)
Winter of Dallas TX, seven grandchildren Pamela
Childers, Zachary Winter, Richard Rayner, Danielle
Alstott, Desirae Winter, Raymond Panneton, and Isacc
Lewis, great Grandchildren; Marissa Calvert, Carson
Raynor, Venessa Childers, Ellie Winter, Truleigh
Raynor, Zachary Etcheson, Finley Winter, Brooklyn
Raynor. She was preceded in death by parents,
brother Robert Musser and sister Nora Deiss.
Ruth enjoyed music and she managed the laundromat
for many years. She was also a former member of the
Lincoln Christian Church and Jefferson Christian
Church in Lincoln, and was a current member at
Calvary in Springfield. Ruth traveled around the
country performing with her husband before
relocating back to Lincoln. She was known by her
pony tail and her love for cats.
Services for Ruth will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday,
October 15, 2016 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Home, Lincoln with Henry Johnson officiating.
Visitation will be from 9:30 Ė10:30 a.m. prior to
services. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery,
Memorials may be given in Ruthís name to The Animal
Protection League or the Oasis.
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