Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home

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Ruth Eleanor Greve

March 5, 1921April 24, 2020

Ruth Eleanor Greve, 99, of Greencastle passed away Friday, April 24, 2020, at Mill Pond Health Campus.

Ruth was born in Russellville on March 5, 1921, the daughter of Warren and Laura Belle (Graham) Williams and was a graduate of Russellville High School. She attended Business College in Indianapolis. She married the love of her life, Raymond J. Greve on September 23, 1943 and enjoyed 64 years of their life together until his death in 2007. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Terrie Colosino; and two sisters, Virginia McGaughey and Helen Harwood.

Mrs. Greve was a member of Greencastle Presbyterian Church, Windy Hill LGA, Lady Elks, and Tri Kappa Sorority. She worked for over 20 years as a Book Keeper until her retirement. She enjoyed golf, bridge, their Venice, Florida home, and loved spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her three children, Cindy Covert, (Jim), Greenwood, Jill Vietor, Plainfield, and Joan Earl, (Bill), Greencastle; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home.

Memories may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.


  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Ruth Eleanor Greve

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Harl and Saraellen Peters

April 30, 2020

Dear Family of Ruthie, Our deepest condolences to you on the loss of dear Ruthie. We will always remember how proud she was of her family and what a good customer she was to our beauty salon.
Harl & Saraellen Peters

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