Abel, Ruth M. 88, of Roscoe, passed away on September 10, 2013. Born on February 1, 1925 in Sandwich, she was the daughter of Harry W. and Linnie Rose (Grover) Rogers. She married Eugene T. Abel in Aurora on August 2, 1947. Her survivors include her daughters, Donna (Frank) Scarpino of Sugar Grove, Jeanne (Thomas) Ehrhart of Ogden, Utah, Joni (Calvin) Lyons of Eureka, and Trudy (Dr. Edward) Cope of Roscoe; her seventeen grandchildren; her eighteen great-grandchildren, and one soon to be born; and her brother, Charles Rogers. Predeceased by her husband on April 7, 1998, her parents, and her twelve siblings. In accordance with her wishes, services were private.
Published in Beacon News on Sept. 15, 2013