Ruth McBride

Ruth McBride

RANTOUL – Ruth E. McBride, 90, passed on Friday (Feb. 15, 2013) at Asta Care in Paxton.

She was born on May 9, 1922, in Davenport, Neb., to Rev. William and Amelia Hoffmann, the 12th of 14 children.

She graduated from Hoover High School in San Diego in 1940.

She married George E. McBride Sr. on Aug. 14, 1942.

She is survived by two daughters, Janice (Pat) Raver of Rantoul and Jacqueline McBride of Dallas, Texas; and a son, George (Julie) McBride Jr. of Panama City, Fla. Also surviving are five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Paul Hoffman of San Diego, Calif.

She will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., with her husband, George.

Contributions may be made to Asta Care residence activities fund or Hospice Passages.

Arrangements are being handled by Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul.