Ruth J. Astle

June 16, 1926December 23, 2016

Ruth J. Astle, 90, of West Peoria, formerly of Mapleton, Illinois, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria, Illinois. She was born on June 16, 1926 in Mapleton, Illinois to Frank and Grace (Walker) Astle. She worked many years in the office at Krogers. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Mapleton Church. She is survived by one brother, Paul of Peoria; one niece, Jenny (Daniel) Linder; one nephew, Matthew (Chi). She was preceded in death by her parents. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 10:30 AM at the Mapleton Church. The Rev. Paul Oedewaldt will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin is handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to her church. You may create an online condolence at


  • Memorial Service

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017


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nona furst

January 18, 2017

sorry for the loss of our friend ruth. she will be missed. god bless you.

David Vermillion

December 28, 2016

Ruthie was such a great friend to our family. She always had a smile and a hug. God bless you Ruthie and your family.

December 28, 2016

Ruthie was a wonderful friend of our family -- Helen Riggins and Gerry and Ray Weltz. We have many fond memories. Sherrill Riggins Landwehr

December 27, 2016

Ruthie was a great friend to our family and our kids. She had a book to share for every event - always fun to be around - kind heart - may she rest with her bunnies. Love you Ruthie - Bobbi, Brian and Kelcey Soule

Diana Young

December 27, 2016

What a special lady. I think of Ruthie every time I go to a baseball game. Oh how she loved to watch all the kids play ball. May you rest in peace and God bless your family. With love Diana, Terry, Tera (Sprout), Luke Young

December 27, 2016

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this sad time Psalms 29:11

Gary and Margaret Oedewaldt

December 26, 2016

We will miss Ruth more than words can express. She was so much a part of our lives and our family. The happy times we had with her are some of our most precious memories. We loved her dearly.