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Ruth Shattuck

December 7, 1915 — December 6, 2011

Ruth E. Shattuck, 95, formerly of Andover, died Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at the home of her son, Lon, in rural Coal Valley. In celebration of her life, please join the family at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 17th, at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Pastor Deb Miller will officiate. Burial will be at Clover Chapel Cemetery, rural Woodhull. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials in memory of Ruth may be made to Trinity Pathway Hospice, 106 - 19th Ave. Suite 101, Moline, IL 61265, or the Andover Senior Citizens.

Ruth Ellen Ann Stout was born December 7, 1915 in Orion, the daughter of Jackson Lee and Alice Johnson Stout. She was educated in Orion schools, confirmed in the Orion Lutheran Church in 1929, and graduated from Orion High School in 1933. She married to J. Cecil Shattuck December 31, 1935 in Woodhull. During the 1960’s, she owned and operated Ruth’s Town & Country Restaurant in Andover where she was known for her homemade pies, pecan rolls, and rye bread. As a retired couple, Ruth and Cecil wintered in Texas and spent summers fishing in Wisconsin. After his death in 1988, she enjoyed weaving rugs and Wednesday afternoon dice and card games.

Those surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Stephen Sayre, Andover, two sons and a daughter-in-law, Vernon Shattuck, Friendswood, TX, and Lon and Jackie Shattuck, Coal Valley. Other survivors include 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. Her parents, her husband, a grandson, three sisters, three brothers, and a daughter-in-law preceded her in death.

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