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Ruth Margaret (Kimble) Beer

January 20, 2012

    Ruth Margaret (Kimble) Beer, 90, of Sycamore, died early Wednesday, January 18, 2012, in Kishwaukee Community Hospital. 
    She was born on Thursday, June 16, 1921 in Decatur, to Dwight and Ruth (Madden) Kimble. 
    She married Karl H. Beer on Nov. 29, 1950.  
    She was a member of The Federated Church in Sycamore.
    Ruth is survived by her two children, daughter, Kim Vitkus of Sycamore; and son, Brian Beer of Malta; grandson, Justin Vitkus of Sycamore; and sister, Sharon (Ken) Weaver of Houston, Texas.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl and two brothers, Dwight Kimble, Jr. and Gerald Kimble.
    Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on January 21, 2012, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Sycamore Chapel. 
    Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 20, in the funeral chapel. 
    Interment & private family graveside services will be at a later date in Decatur Cemetery. 
    Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established. 
    To share a memory or condolence, visit For information call 815-895-6589. 
    Local arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

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