Ruth I. Lindquist - 92

12/7/1921 - 12/29/2013

Byron, IL

Ruth I. Lindquist, 92, of Byron died Sunday December 29, 2013 in KSB Hospital, Dixon. She was born December 8, 1921 in Chetek, WI the daughter of Gottfred & Gertrude (Wiley) Knott. She married Clarence A. Lindquist in Rockford on December 28, 1944; he died in 2000. Ruth attended the United Church of Byron and was formerly employed at Kysor in Byron and at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Mt. Morris. Ruth and Clarence showed many children how to be good in life, in marriage, and as parents. Survivors include daughters, Sheri (Valentino) Tiseo of Italy & Susan (Murray) Leerhoff of Mission, TX; sons, Ed (Chris) Lindquist of Leaf River & Michael (Denise) Lindquist of San Antonio, TX; daughter-in-law, HyeCha Lindquist; grandchildren, Tim (Kristin) Quinlan, Jason Quinlan, Brian (Kerry) Lindquist, Jennifer Lindquist, Karen (Scott) Randels, Scott (Estela) Leerhoff, Heidi (Eddie) Lopez, Amanda Salinas, Katelyn Leerhoff, Hannah Lindquist, Benjamin Lindquist, Jill Lindquist, & Jon Lindquist; 15 great grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews. She was also preceded in death by her son, Lawrence, 1 brother, and 3 sisters.

Funeral services will be held Saturday January 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM, preceded by visitation from 10:30-11:00 AM, in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St., Byron. Burial will be in Big Mound Cemetery in Davis Junction. Memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon.


Sat. Jan. 4, 2014 10:30-11:00 AM at funeral home


Sat. Jan 4, 2014 11:00 AM at funeral home

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