Ruth Elmore

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Ruth Elmore

January 26, 1938 - October 03, 2018

Ruth Elmore Ruth Elmore, 80, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at her residence. She was born August 26, 1938 in Rushville the daughter of Edward Kroencke and Ruth Ann (Phelps) Craven.
Ruth was a 1956 graduate of Rushville High School. She retired from the Indiana Department of Transportation as secretary for the Maintenance Director in Greenfield after 35 years. She was a warm loving person, loved her kids, grandkids, great grandkids and her dogs. Ruth was an avid Colts fan and NASCAR: Jeff Gordon fan.
She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Marion Elmore of Knightstown; children, Grant (Beth) Cooper of Indianapolis, Brian Cooper of Knightstown, Tracy Steelman of Knightstown; daughter-in-law, Shawn Cooper of Knightstown; grandchildren, Benjamin (Tamekah) Cooper of Indianapolis, Matthew (Mya) Cooper of Cicero, Journey Steelman of Texas, Jordan, Jade, and Samuel Cooper all of Knightstown; great grandchildren, Talen, Paige, Brock, Robert, Warren, Jameson and Victoria.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Samuel Cooper; brother, Wallace Kroencke; son, Samuel R. "Bobby" Cooper.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring of 2019 with exact time and place announced at a later date. Condolences and memories of Ruth may be share at
Published on October 7, 2018
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