Ruth K. Pell

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

June 25, 1913-Dec. 21, 2006

Ruth K. Pell, 93, Mancos, Colo., formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday.

Born in Cincinnati, she was the daughter of Charles and Carrie (Nolte) Fick.

A 1931 graduate of Wiley High School in Terre Haute, and a 1933 graduate of Brown Business School, she was a secretary for 25 years for Larkin Insurance Agency. She retired from the insurance department at Central National Bank. She was a member of Greencastle Order of Eastern Star, Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church and Kappa Delta Phi sorority. She was active in TOPS, RSVP and Senior Center.

She married Wendell E. Pell on May 1, 1937. He died July 31, 1981.

Surviving are her children, Marina Stone and husband Roger, Glenn Dale, Md., Marilyn Groff, Palm Desert, Calif., and Charles A. Pell and wife Teresa, Durango, Colo.; sister Amy Watson and husband Alan, Farmersburg; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. P.T. Wilson officiating.

Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Terre Haute.

Visitation is 10 a.m. until service time Saturday.

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