Ruth E. Hergenrother, 94, of Springfield, formerly of Pleasant Plains, died at 2:23 pm Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the Regency Nursing Care Residence. She was born on February 11, 1918 in Sangamon County, IL to Roy and Ethel Davison McMillan. She married Leroy Hergenrother on March 16, 1943 and he preceded her in death on February 6, 1995. Also preceding her in death is a sister, Norma Sullivan.
Surviving are a sister, Kathryn Gustafson of Springfield; a brother, Roy McMillan of Pleasant Plains and several nieces and nephews.
Ruth was a member of Farmingdale Presbyterian church. She farmed along
side her husband on their land in Pleasant Plains.
Visitation: 10-11 am Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Chaplain John Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Plains Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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