Ruth E. Mingee, 80, of Tilton, died (October 9, 2019), at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center.

She was born January 8, 1939, the daughter of Oscar and Margaret (Tornquist) Scarce in Danville, They precede her in death.

Also preceding Ruth in death is her husband of 26 years, Jerry Mingee, who passed October 24, 1985.

Ruth leaves behind two children, Michael (Joan) Mingee and Daniel (Susie) Mingee; and two granddaughters.

Ruth graduated from Westville High School and went on to work as a bookkeeper for the Village of Tilton. She later worked at Karen’s Kottage.

Ruth was a member of Central Park Church of Christ in Tilton. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. She always put her family first and especially loved having holiday dinners with them. She will be missed dearly.

A Celebration of Life Service took place October 14, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834. Pastor Raymie Gordon officiated.

Burial took place in Sunset Memorial Park in Danville.

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