Ruth J. Giller

ruth giller

September 23, 1918 ~ November 15, 2014

Ruth Jane Giller, 96 of Hillsboro passed away at 3:24 AM on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Montgomery Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylor Springs.

She was born on September 23, 1918 at St. Louis, MO the daughter of Arthur and Julia (Summerlad) Schwere. She married James Robert Giller on July 20, 1935 at Edwardsville; he preceded her in death on July 25, 1987. She was also preceded in death by her parents; 2 sons, James Rolf Giller and Arthur Giller; Grandson, Brian Raye Giller and a brother, Arthur Schwere.

Throughout her lifetime Ruth worked at a sewing factory, shoe factory, farmed and owned and operated a grocery store in Donnellson. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church in Donnellson.

Survivors include: Son, Kenneth "Butch" (wife, Diane) Giller of Hillsboro, IL; 4 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; Daughters in law, Tanya Giller of Hillsboro, IL and Wanda Giller of Paducah, KY; Sister, Mitzi (husband, Laurel) Clark of St. Louis, MO; Many Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento with Rev. Randy Sands pastor of the Free Methodist Church in Hillsboro officiating. Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10:30 AM until service time at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Free Methodist Church in Hillsboro.

Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento is in charge of arrangements.

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