Visitation for Ruth Helen Menard, 77, of Kankakee, will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Burial will be in Maternity Cemetery, Bourbonnais. Memorials may be made to the family wishes. She died Monday (Nov. 20, 2006) at Riverside Medical Center.
Mrs. Menard had worked at the Kankakee Foundry as a core maker and at Domestic Laundry. She was born Feb. 6, 1929, in Tazewell, Tenn., the daughter of Dillard and Zelta Townsley Whitaker. She was a member of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed bowling, swimming and visiting.
Source: The Daily Journal - November 21, 2006