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Ruth Kroeker
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Obituary for Ruth Kroeker

Ruth (Brown) Kroeker, 92, of Chouteau, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Claremore, Oklahoma. She was born on January 10, 1925 in Neloganey, Oklahoma; the daughter of Charley and Lavina (Wadsworth) Brown. She married Paul Kroeker, and together lived in the Chouteau area all their lives. She was a member of the Chouteau Garden Club, and Friends of the Library. She was also active with the Senior Citizens Center in Chouteau. She loved feeding her birds and sewing. She was an excellent seamstress and was very artistic. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family; especially her grandchildren. She leaves behind many wonderful memories for her family to cherish.

Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 29, 2017 in the Chouteau North Cemetery with Sister Nancy Marler officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017 in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel. To leave her family a message, please visit her Tribute Wall at Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Nancy Kroeker of Chouteau, Oklahoma; brother, Joe Brown of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; sister in law, Deloris Brown of Fritch, Texas 3 grandchildren, Jeremy Kroeker and wife Tammy of Chouteau, Okahoma, LaRissa Dodson and husband Charles of Wagoner, Oklahoma, and Mark McKinney of Sherman, Texas; 3 great grandchildren, Jordan, Andre and Lillie; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charley Brown and Lavina Merchant, husband, Paul Kroeker, son, Paul David Kroeker; brothers, Bill Wells, Claude Brown, and Syd Brown and sister, Naomi Rasberry.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Shipman's Funeral & Cremation Service

1204 N.E 1st Street
P.O Box 217
Pryor, OK 74362





10:00 AM
Chouteau North Cemetery

Chouteau, OK
74337, Oklahoma 74337

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Chouteau North Cemetery

Chouteau, OK
74337, Oklahoma 74337


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