Home Video News AP News Sports Classifieds Autos Real Estate Shopping Entertainment Business Directory Events


Ruth Valin

Alton 12/29/2013

Ruth Valin, 89, passed away at 1:55 am Sunday December 29, 2013 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton.

She was born on May 25, 1924 in Alton, IL the daughter of Cecil & Edna (Young) Hargiss.

Ruth married Glenn Jack Valin Sr. in Chicago and he preceded her in death nearly 62 years ago.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Alton and owned and operated Swiss Farms in Wood River for many years.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn & Lona Valin Jr., of Alton, a sister-in-law, Priscilla Hargiss of Alton, two nieces, Jackie Isom of Alton and Delores Gallo of Springfield; a great nephew, Fred Isom

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Cecil Hargiss Jr., and a brother Samuel Hargiss, an uncle, Charles Young, one niece Gretta Jennings.

A private memorial service will be held at Grace United Methodist Church with Pastors Steve Barrett and Charles Schwaab officiating.

Private inurnment will be at Upper Alton Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to: Grace United Methodist Church.

Online tributes and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com

Obit Provided By:
Staten-Fine Funeral Homes

comments powered by Disqus

Current and Past obituaries for Alton Illinois, Godfrey, Wood River, Jerseyville and other surrounding cites.

Follow Us

Subscribe to our FREE Daily Update
Email Address
Recent Obits
Phone: (618) 465-9850 | Fax: (618) 465-9851
© Copyright 2005-2014 Intellisoft Development Corporation. All rights reserved.