Pekin Daily Times (Oct/14/2004)

Ruth Hudson

EAST PEORIA -- Ruth T. Hudson, 76, died at 4 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at her son's residence.

She was formerly of 215 W. Sam J. Stone Ave., in Peoria.

A funeral Mass will held at 3 p.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Peoria, of which she was a member. Internment will be at the Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria. The Rev. Patrick Stoffer, O.F.M., will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Family Catholic Church, the Methodist Medical Center Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to services at the church.

Cremation Society of

Mid-Illinois Co. is handling arrangements.

She was born Dec. 28, 1927, in Tacoma, Wash., to Daniel J. and Loretta C. Cooney McDade. She married Harold M. Baker on May 12, 1946 in Peoria. He died in February 2003. She then married Wayne Hudson on Oct. 12, 1984, in Peoria. He died May 10, 1990.

She also was preceded in death by one sister.

Surviving are two sons, David (Sandi) Baker of Peoria, and Harold A. "Hal" (Theresa) Baker of East Peoria; three daughters, Linda (Gene) Paine, Carnation, Wash., Bonnie (Chuck) Fisher, Egan, Minn., and Judith (John) Bushong of Glendale, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph (Jane) McDade of Highland, Mich., and Daniel (Betty) McDade of Indianapolis, Ind.

Hudson was a vice president of the First National Bank of Peoria, retiring after working 30 years.

She was a member of the River City Athletic Club in Peoria.

She enjoyed fishing and card playing.