Ruth Jean Gonzalez, 78, Woodstock, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at home.
She was born July 16, 1935, in Chicago to Rossman and Florence Kees.
On June 26, 1982, she married Anthony Gonzalez in McHenry.
She was a resident in McHenry County for more than 40 years. For 20 years, she was a dedicated employee at Serve-All in Crystal Lake.
She was a member of the Fox Lake Lions Club and she loved to be with her large extended family and they loved being with her.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Karen (Don) Beyer; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild on the way; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Cheryl; a son, Robert; and two brothers, Paul and Harold.
Visitation and the funeral were July 23 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. Burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park.