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Ruth Storm

April 6, 2019

Ruth E. Storm, 92, of Danforth, passed away Wednesday (April 3, 2019) at Faith Place in Danforth.

She was born Aug. 2, 1926, in Washington Township, Ind., in Newton County, the daughter of Ivan and Mildred (Miller) McCarty. Ruth married Robert Storm on March 12, 1947, in Watseka. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 1970. She also was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Robert, Frank and John McCarty; three sisters, Barbara Jones, Margaret Gadson and Marian Walter; and one son, Tim Storm.

Surviving are four sons, Terry (Gail) Storm, of Orangeville, Dean (Karen) Storm, of Ashkum, Dan (Chris) Storm, of Iroquois, and Scott (Nancy) Storm, of Donovan; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Storm was a member of the United Methodist Church in Crescent City, UMW Women’s Group and Watseka American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. Ruth also volunteered for the American Red Cross for several years.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday, April 8, until the noon funeral service at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. The Rev. Robert Sabo will officiate. Burial will follow in Flesher Cemetery in Crescent City.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Kankakee Valley or Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth.

Please sign her online guestbook at knappfuneralhomes.com.

(Pd)