Ruth Mary Williamson

5 November, 192810 February, 2021

Ruth Mary Williamson, 92, passed away 5:35 PM February 10, 2021 at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital. Ruth was born in East Saint Louis, November 05, 1928.

Ruth loved her family dearly. Her hobbies included puzzles, bingo, fishing, and camping with those she held dear. She enjoyed the beauty of nature.

Ruth worked at Klause Coffee, Sav-Mart Department Store as a manager, and Keeley Asphalt as a secretary and Laborer.

She also was an active member of her community. Being a member of St. Stephens Church, St Ann’s Alter Society and the French Village Fire Department Auxiliary. She loved watching football especially watching her favorite team Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Margret (nee Reidle) Freise; husband Dempsey Williamson; brothers, Otto Freise, Clarence Freise, Louis Freise, Howard Freise; Sisters, Margret Votaw, Viola Freise, Lillian Moreland, Maybelle Wiliamson, Velda Covarrubias; son-in-laws, Stephen Masters and Lonnie Hunter.

Surviving, are her daughters: Ruthie Hunter Debbie Masters, and Bonnie (Mark) Burford; grandchildren, Kimberly, Pamela, Eugene, Mark Jr, Christopher, Kevin; seven great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to: BackStoppers- Contact Information: 314.692.0200 | 866.539.0521 A memorial service will be held Saturday March 13th at 12:00 pm at Lake View Funeral Home with family and friends invited.

5000 N Illinois St, Fairview Heights, IL 62208


  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, 13 March , 2021


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Margaret Lemansky

23 March 2021

So sorry to hear about your mother. She was a very nice lady and a good neighbor. You have my sympathy and my prayers.

Linda Fields Guthrie (Williamson)

21 February 2021

My sympathy and prayers for the loss of your Mom. She was always sweet and nice. Always enjoyed visits with her.
Hope you girls are doing well.

Linda and son, Nicholas

Emily Koch

18 February 2021

Dear Bonnie and Mark,
So very sorry to learn of your Mother's passing. No words can describe how sorry we are for your loss. May your Mom rest in peace and may happy memories of time spent with her fill the void in your heart.
Please share our sympathies with your entire family. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time.
Fred and Emily Koch

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