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Ruth E. Blomquist-Stanbery, 64 of Rochelle passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013. Ruth was born February 12, 1949, in Chicago, IL, daughter of Roy and Ruth (Johnson) Blomquist. She was a member of the Star of Rochelle Chapter #1030, Order of the Easter Star and Starlight Chapter #1, Oak Lawn, IL. Ruth was a teacher in Creston, Rochelle and at Kishwaukee College.
Survivors include daughters, Elyn Watson and Dena Blomquist; son, Luke Stanbery; grandchildren, Rebekah Watson, Sarah Watson, Ava Nieman and Marcus Plummer; brothers, Roy Blomquist, Jr. and Jon Blomquist; host of nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by parents, daughter, Sue Plummer and brother, Jay Blomquist.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 8, 2013, in the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 615 North First Street, DeKalb, IL 60015.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.