Ruth L. Abendhoff

January 3, 1922April 6, 2019

Ruth L. Abendhoff, 97, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at her residence at Concordia Village.

She was born on January 3, 1922, in Owaneco, IL, the daughter of the late William T. and Zella (Minks) Wilkins. She married Gerhard R. Abendhoff on April 15, 1944 at Minterfield USAF Base in Bakersfield, CA and he preceded her in death on May 16, 2006.

Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, Springfield. A graveside funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 10 am at Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, with Chaplain Jeff Harter officiating.

Memorials may be made to the ALS Association, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022, or online at


  • Graveside Service Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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