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Ruth Chamberlain

September 3, 1932 — March 9, 2017

Ruth E. Chamberlain, 84, of Lacon died March 9, 2017 at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria. Born on September 3, 1932 to the late George and Evelyn (Antrim) Okerberg, she married Warren K. Chamberlain in Oceanside, CA on December 20, 1952. Warren passed on July 11, 2016.

Ruth grew up on the farm and worked as a scale lady for Vernon Henry Pitts, Jerry Henry Pitts, and Midwest Gravel Pitts for over 40 years. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her son Myron (Lisa) of Lacon. She was also preceded in death by one daughter Pamela.

Services will be held Tuesday, March 14 at 11 am at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon with Reverend Joe Bella officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior. Burial will be in the Cumberland Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Varna or Lacon-Sparland Ambulance. Online condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com.

Visitation

MAR 14. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

MAR 14. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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