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Ruth List

October 28, 1930 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 91)


Ruth Marie List, 91, of Litchfield, passed away on Sat., Jan. 8, 2022 at 12:50 p.m. at Hillsboro Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Hillsboro.  She was born on Oct. 28, 1930, in Litchfield, IL, (North Litchfield Twp.) a daughter of Charles William and Lena Elizabeth (Jackson) Fouts.  Ruth worked at HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield as a Certified Nursing Assistant for 39 years.  She married Leo Victor List on Sept. 11, 1948 in Litchfield.  He preceded her in death on June 14, 1994.  Ruth was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield where she was active in the Zion Ladies Aid and enjoyed making Lutheran World Relief Quilts.  She enjoyed reading, sewing, and gardening.  Ruth especially loved to be with her grandkids, and was always willing to lend a hand to others.  She is survived by:

2 sons, Floyd (Helen) List of New Port Richey, FL

            David (Cathy) List of Litchfield

2 daughters, Gail Hunter of Taylor Springs

                      Sherry (Warren) Hays of Girard

15 grandchildren

19 great-grandchildren

9 great-great-grandchildren

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leo; 1 son, Charles List; 3 brothers, Louis Fouts; Charles P. Fouts; and Iva R. Fouts.

Funeral services will be held on Wed., Jan. 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  Rev. Fred Kraemer of Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield will officiate.  Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield.  Visitation will be held Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.  Memorials may be designated to the Zion Ladies Aid. 

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January 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
January 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056


Zion Ladies Aid
1301 N. State St., Litchfield IL 62056

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