Velma “Ruth” Finch nee Barker, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on December 24th, 2019

FinchVelma “Ruth” Finch (Barker) of Lombard, 1932-2019

Ruth Finch passed away peacefully December 21 at the age of 87.  She is preceded by her husband, Robert M. Finch (1991) and her oldest child, Marshall Finch (2015).  Ruth was the daughter of Oscar and Bertha Barker and granddaughter to Edith and Roy.

Surviving sisters are Ann Despinies of Washington, IL and Esther Muncrief of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Ruth was the mother of 11 children, 24 grandchildren and over 40 great-grandchildren. Her greatest joys were her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She lived in Lombard for over fifty years and enjoyed her flower garden, collecting antiques and peaceful evenings sitting outside on her deck.  She loved to travel and visit new places, or just being taken out for a drive.

Ruth believed in family, God and truth. She lived her best life by treating friends and family with love and kindness.  She leaves behind a high standard of love, integrity and respect for her family to emulate in her memory and carry forward.

Ruth will be buried at Chapel Hill Cemetery Tuesday, December 24, at a private service.

Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St, Lombard. For more information 888-629-0094.


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