January 4, 1922 - May 3, 2015
Ruth M. Richter, 93, of Sun City Huntley, formerly of the Hampshire-Burlington area, passed away Sunday evening May 3, 2015 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. She was born January 4, 1922 in Elgin the daughter of Henry and Anna (Lukins) Spriet. Ruth was widowed three times in her life. Her first husband William Van Dusen was killed in action in Germany in the last days of WWII. She later married Adelbert "Deke" Stojan and he passed away in 1968. In 1972 she married L. Vincent Richter and he passed away in 2000. Mrs. Richter was an employee of the Elgin Watch Factory for nearly 30 yrs. She was a longtime member of the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Hampshire before she moved to Sun City in Huntley and became a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She will be deeply missed by her children, Curtis Stojan of Long Grove, Clark Stojan (Patti) of East Moline, Candice Salazar of Cincinnati, OH, and Tim (Katherine) Richter of Crystal Lake; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren; sons in law, Charles Holmer (Marlene) of Dundee and Stephen Parish (Cheryl) of Elgin. She was preceded in death by her parents; her three husbands; four children, Marie Stojan in infancy, Craig Stojan (Rosemary), Marlene Holmer (Charles) and Cheryl Parish (Stephen); granddaughter, Kristanna Stojan in infancy; and a daughter in law, Patti Stojan (Clark); and brother, James Spriet. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am Thursday, May 14 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Rd, Huntley. Private burial will be in the St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Hampshire. Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 13 from 5 to 8 pm at the Fredrick Funeral Home, 284 Park Street, Hampshire and continue on Thursday before mass at the church from 9 to 10 am.
Ruth M. Richter, 93, of Sun City Huntley, formerly of the Hampshire-Burlington area, passed away Sunday evening May 3, 2015 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. She was born January 4, 1922 in Elgin the daughter of Henry and Anna... View Obituary & Service Information
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