RUTH VAN METER
unknown newspaper - March 1923
Miss Ruth, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Hal Van Meter, died at the home in Cantrall, Saturday, March 3, 1923.
She was born April 20, 1903 and was the oldest child of the family. She graduated in the class of 1922 of the Springfield High School. She was on the honor roll and she also won special recognition for her work in the Art department.
Up until the time of her illness, she was teaching at Sugar Point school. Surviving are her parents, two sisters, Mildred and Mary Evelyn; four brothers, Ronald, Earl, Ben and John Richard and her grandfather, John Grant of Springfield.
Funeral services were held at the residence, Monday afternoon, March 5, Rev. Gilbert Jones of the West Side Christian Church of Springfield officiating. The interment was made in Fancy Creek Cemetery.
Transcribed by:Bertha Emmett