Ruth Wasson
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Ruth F. Wasson, 88, of Metropolis, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis.

Born on Feb. 13, 1926 in Olmsted, Mrs. Wasson was a member of Olmsted Methodist Church.

She worked for many years in the Olmsted Postal Service and retired from the U.S. Postal Service.

Mrs. Wasson is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Gene Merle Wasson; her parents, Otto Carl and Louise Dagner Schwieger; four brothers, Norman Gus, Raymond Otto, Cecil Hall and Loren Harry Schwieger; two sisters, Thelma Bagby and Louise Golightly; and one niece, Paula Schwieger.

Funeral service was held Monday at Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Louis Brinker officiating.

Burial followed at the National Cemetery in Mound City. Pallbearers were Jim Bagby, Murray Schwieger, Bruce Schwieger, Michael Allcock, Darren Allcock and Todd Childress.

Memorials may be made to Olmsted Methodist Church, 571 Price Rd,, Olmsted, IL 62970.
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