March 31, 1925 - January 24, 2022
Jerome Otto Ruder, age 96, of Herscher, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at AMITA St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. He was born March 31, 1925 in Herscher, the son of Edwin & Alice (Fritz) Ruder. In December of 1957, Jerome married Donna Ferden in Kankakee. She survives. Jerome had been a farmer. Surviving are four sons, Steve Ruder (Jennifer Omman) of Herscher, Stan Ruder (John Gobby) of Chicago, Scott (Leslie) Ruder of Nashville, TN and Shawn Ruder of Bradley; two daughters, Sheila (Mark) Carter of Kankakee and Cheryl (Len) Winnicki of Herscher; four sisters, Beatrice Hinderer of Bourbonnais, Audrey Kyrouac of Bourbonnais, Joan (Robert) Cowgill of Florida, and Betty Sicard of Florida; and two grandchildren, Travis (Kait) Winnicki of Sandpoint, ID and Robert (Kami) Winnicki of Arkansas. Jerome is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Lorraine (Lloyd) LaVoie, Elaine (Harold) Ziemer, and Dorothy (Richard) Schnell; three brothers, Gerald (Lucy) Ruder, Dr. Bernard Ruder, and Leonard Ruder; and three brothers-in-law, Paul Hinderer, Terry Kyrouac, and Robert Sicard. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the 10:00 a.m. rosary service on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. also on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Herscher. Memorials may be made in the amount of $20.00 for Masses at Immaculate Heart Seminary, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or Uplifted Care.
Jerome Otto Ruder, age 96, of Herscher, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at AMITA St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. He was born March 31, 1925 in Herscher, the son of Edwin & Alice (Fritz) Ruder. In December of 1957, Jerome married... View Obituary & Service Information
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