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87, of Romeoville, IL, (formerly of Downers Grove, IL), passed away on January 19, 2017 after a brief fight with cancer. She was born in Chicago, IL on August 17, 1929 to George and Emma Braner. She attended the St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago, IL and graduated in 1950 with a Degree in Nursing and was honored at the time of graduation as Most Outstanding Nurse in Pediatric Nursing. Her last position in nursing was as the Director of Health Care at Sisters of St. Joseph in LaGrange, IL until she retired in 1993. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Louis Baker Jr. (86) who passed away in 2014 and her eldest son, Louis Baker III. She is survived by three sons: Lawrence (Mary), Scott, and Wayne (Rebecca) and three grandchildren Jennifer, Laure (Nick) and Amanda. A memorial service will be held on February 18, 2017 at Anderson Memorial Home, 21131 W. Renwick Rd., Crest Hill, IL 60403. Open House will be from 2 pm - 4 pm with the Memorial Service beginning at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Rush University Medical Center Golden Lamp Society which supports the Rush University College of Nursing. ( www.AndersonMemorialHomes.com ) (815) 577-5250
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