Obituaries - Inez RUARK
Galesburg - Who: Inez I. Ruark, 71. Died: 3:20 a.m., Friday, February 17, 1989, at Cottage Hospital. Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, 1989 at the Martin-Hollis Funeral Home in Bushnell, Rev. Charles Wilder, officiating. Born: Mar. 23, 1917, in Walnut Grove. Parents: Claude and Grace (Scott) McCance. Married: John W. Harlan, deceased. Married: second husband, Raymond Ruark on Mar. 23, 1946 in Quincy; he preceded her in death on April 1, 1969. Survived by: three daughter, Donna J. Wells, of Glendale, Arizona, Rosemary Gillette of Macomb, and Susan Sloan of Bushnell; one son Donald Harlan of Galesburg; three brothers, Glen McCance, Gaylord McCance, and Gene McCance, all of Bushnell; six sisters, Josephine Sorrells, Helen Suter, Nola Avery, Theda Trout, and Peggy Williamson, all of Bushnell and Doris Ritchie of Chicago; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Preceded in death by: three brothers, Wendell, Kenneth and Claude Jr.; one son, John W. Harlan, Jr. History: ran the Stockyard Cafe in Bushnell; employed by C. S. Norcross and Sons, Bushnell; member of the First Baptist Church of Bushnell.
Contributed by Eileen Harper Worthington