Mrs. Arnold worked for Hartford Fire Insurance Company for 35 years before her retirement. She was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Ruth was also a member of the St. Clair Women’s Club, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Ruthie, with her warm and loving ways, was more like a mother and grandmother to us all.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard “Pat” J. Arnold; her parents, William and Elizabeth, nee Welte, Beuckman; three brothers, Fred, Tom, and Paul Beuckman; and four sisters, Mildred Frick, Elizabeth Gerold, Dorothy Zaschak, and Margaret Laud.
Surviving are her sister, Virginia Marsh of Jackson, MS;
and numerous nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Sue DeMarse.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, or to Heartland Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Apartment Community Chapel at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Apartment Community Chapel at Our Lady of the Snows Shrine.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
My sympathy. Ruth was a special & very thoughtful lady. She will be missed. May she rest in peace. Mary El Roche
Mary El Roche, Fairview Heights, Il, 62208
As a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Lukes, Ruth was always a loving and caring person working to help feed the poor. May God bless her.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society, Belleville, Illinois, 62221