Anna Ruth Terry
Aug. 23, 1915 - Sept. 6, 2013
RACINE, Wis. — Anna Ruth Terry, age 98, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Rochester, Aug. 23, 1915, daughter of the late Charles and Lulu (Nee: Robinson) Piper and graduated from Rochester High School.
On Jan. 19, 1935 at Bowling Green, Ohio, she was united in marriage to James D. Terry who preceded her in death Aug. 19, 1985. Anna Ruth moved to Racine, Wis. in 2004 to be close to her daughter. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She will be dearly missed.
Surviving are her daughters, Carol Ann Fuller of Gulfport, Miss., Lynnette K. Ernst of Racine, Wis.; grandchildren, Carl (Lisa) Benecke, James Benecke (Judy Matus), Beverly (Mark) Elling; great-grandchildren, Charlotte (Charles) Fernandez, Jordan, Justice, and A.J. Delgado, Brittany, Brianna, and Brooke Haynes-Benecke, Hope and Benjamin Elling; great-great-grandchildren, Savannah and Liam Fernadez; special nephew, Richard (Cozetta) Piper; other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents, husband and son, she was preceded in death by her brother, Thurl (Dorothea) Piper and her niece, Janet Paddock.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Erie at Kewaunee Sts, with Reverend Jack Gilbert officiating. Relatives and friends may meet at the church Friday 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be held in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Rochester on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. Memorials to St. John Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society have been suggested.
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main St. Racine, Wis. is handling arrangements.
Please send condolences to www.meredithfuneralhome.com .