Eva Ruth Brimm
Eva Ruth Brimm, 90, of Anna, died at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Hillview Healthcare Center in Vienna.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1927, in Belknap, the daughter of William Florance and Martha Ann Bost Canada.
She married Christopher C. Brimm on Sept. 29, 1945, in Vienna. He preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2008.
She is survived by her son, Larry Brimm of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Christie (David) Wright of Herrin; grandchildren Scarlet Godwin, Caleb Trexler and Eric Brimm; great-grandchildren Benjamin Godwin, Olivia Godwin, Kylie Trexler, Kenzie Trexler, Justin Brimm, Corbin Brimm and one on the way; sisters Iva McHugh of Vienna and Emily Taylor of Manteno; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Christopher C. Brimm; three brothers, Ralph, Melvin and Martin; and three sisters, Mary Gustin, Amy Fisher and Madge Felker.
She was a member of the Landmark Pentecostal Church in Anna. She worked for Florsheim Shoe Factory for over six years. After her job with Florsheim, she went on to work as a cook at Union County Hospital in Anna.
Memorial services for Eva Ruth Brimm were at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Pentecostals-Southern Illinois Church in Carterville, with Caleb Trexler officiating. Interment will be in Casper Cemetery near Anna at a later date.
To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.