Drake & Son Funeral Home

5303 North Western Ave, Chicago, IL


Ruth Martin

December 21, 1919September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Drake & Son Funeral Home, Chicago, IL.

Funeral services will be held September 25th at 11 AM at First Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, 1301 N La Salle Dr, Chicago.

Interment Private.

For funeral information 773-561-6874 or drakeandsonfuneralhome.com


  • Funeral Service Monday, September 25, 2017
  • Graveside Service Monday, September 25, 2017


Ruth Martin

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Marie Hatland

September 24, 2017

Ruth was my next-door neighbor for the past 15 years and we looked out for each other. We were amazed at how similar our backgrounds were - strong German heritage influence, Lutheran, school teachers. We enjoyed visiting over a glass of wine for me and a martini for her. Life was more limited these last few years, which made it especially hard for her. However, she is now with her lord - such a blessing. Nonetheless, I will miss her. I wish I could come to her funeral to honor her, but I have to work so I will be there in spirit.