Ruth Elder Brown Mohr, 97 of Springfield died at 10:30 pm Wednesday November 14, 2012 at Auburn Nursing Home. She was born September 22, 1915 in Naylor Missouri to Walter J. and Anna A. Kluge Elder. Ruth married George P. Mohr Sr. July 27, 1935 and preceded her in death on September 11, 1996. Also preceding her in death are her parents, step-father Frank Brown; two daughters Marilyn R. Bales and Betty J. Burch; one sister Dorothy Lane; and one brother Richard Brown.
Surviving include daughters Patricia A. (Michael) Carmody, Nancy L. (Richard) Gathard both of Springfield, Jean (Dean) Baskett of Wetumpka Alabama, Carol J. Mohr, and one son George P. Mohr Jr. both of Springfield, sister Jean (John) Farmer of St. Louis Missouri, one brother Paul (Lou) Brown of Princeton Illinois, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was a member of St. Aloysius Church. She was a resident of Springfield all of her life and was a homemaker.
Visitation: 4:00-6:00 pm Sunday November 18, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4:00 pm.
Funeral Mass: 9:00 am Monday November 19, 2012 at St. Aloysius with Monsignor Carl Kemme Officiating.
Memorials may be given to a fund established for Carol J. Mohr.