Ruth Canham

Kewanee Star Courier, Sept. 21, 1985
Submitted by Janet Bledsoe


Ruth H. Canham

Neponset - Ruth Helen Canham, 89, a retired teacher formerly of Neponset died Friday, Sept. 20,1985 in Kewanee Convalescent Center.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday Sept 2 in the Neponset Congregational Church, Rev. David Thompson will officiate.

Interment will be in Floral Hill Cemetery

Visitation is 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee.

Memorials may be directed to the Neponset Congregational Church of which Miss Canham was a member.

Miss Canham was born March 30, 1896 in Neponset, the daughter of William and Hannah Brooksbank Canham. She graduated from Neponset High School and attended Western Illinois University Macomb. She taught School in the area for 15 years.

Surviving are a brother George E. of Chicago and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents Miss Canham was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.



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