Ruth V. Haning, 95, Woodstock, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at her home in Woodstock.
She was born Oct. 1, 1919, in Salisbury, Pa. to Samuel and Mary H. (Baum) Horchler.
On Nov. 28, 1942, she married Samuel I. Haning in Fredericksburg, Va.
She was a resident of Woodstock for more than 60 years and an active member of Grace Lutheran Church. She was an avid flower gardener, and she also enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and playing cards. She was a league bowler and horseback rider well into her 80s.
Survivors include her four sons, Jerry (Shirl) Haning, Meyersdale, Pa., Robert Haning, New Washington, Ind., Sam (Sue) Haning, Huntley and Freeman (Brenda) Haning, Salisbury, Pa.; three daughters, Susan (John) Nellessen, Hurley, Wis., Mary (Don) Davis, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jane (Dave) Mohapp, Gurnee; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; as well as her church family and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; six brothers and sisters; and two grandchildren, Rebecca Nellessen and Robert Nellessen.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, until the funeral service at 11a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock. Burial will be at Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, Pa.
Memorials can be made to Grace Lutheran Church. Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.