Obituary of Ruby P. Savage
Princeville - Ruby P. Savage, 79, of rural Princeville, died 1:46 a.m. Monday, November 11, 2002 , in the emergency room at OSF St. Francis Medical Center , Peoria .
Born June 21, 1923 , in Oak Hill , Illinois , the daughter of John and Elizabeth Bleichner LaFollette, she married Harlan Savage on January 30, 1942 , in Peoria , Illinois . He died May 25, 1967 , in Peoria .
Surviving are 4 sons , John (and Sue) Savage of Princeville , IL , Robert (and Sue) Savage of Brimfield , IL , William (and Judy) Savage of Princeville , IL , and Bruce Hollaway of Buda , IL ; 2 daughters , Mary (and Ron) Knappen of Galesville , WI , and Eleanor (and James) Murphy of London Mills, IL; 14 grandchildren ; 10 great-grandchildren ; and 4 sisters , Mary Ann Underwood of Peoria, IL, Ruth Rynearson of Glasford, IL, Ines Vallas and Dolly Chaika both of Knoxville, IL; and a special friend , Don Grigg of Wyoming, IL. Her parents and one brother preceded her in death.
She worked as a machine operator at Home Comfort in Princeville, retiring in 1985. She was a member of Union Church, Brimfield.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2002 , at Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville. Rev. Earl Menchoffer will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to funeral service. Burial will be in St. Paul 's Lutheran Cemetery , rural Brimfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brimfield Fire Department or B.Y.E. Ambulance.
Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home (Joe Hott) 309 385-4414
Joseph B. Hott - Funeral Director/Embalmer
Bert Haskell Jr. - Funeral Director/Embalmer
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