Osterberg, Ruth L. 97 of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois died April 8, 2013. Born May 26, 1915 in Kansas City, Missouri to John Edward and Grace M. Alder. Married to Einer A. Osterberg on May 24, 1941. Having started her real estate career in the 1950's in Royal Oak, Michigan and eventually retiring as a partner of Poe & Poe Realtors in Waukegan, Illinois. Survivors include her children, Karen (Gerald) Grove and Edward Osterberg; 2 grandchildren, Natalie and Laura; 3 great-grandchildren, Grace, Ava, and Collin; and a brother, Edward J. Alder; as well as nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and 3 sisters, Grace Holman, Eva Pollard, and Florence Ekstrand (an identical twin). A memorial service will be 12 noon on May 3, 2013, at Immanuel Church, 2300 Dilleys Rd. Gurnee, Illinois. Donations may be made to The Salvation Army or Immanuel Church.
Published in News Sun from Apr. 19 to Apr. 25, 2013