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Rosalyn M. Ruff - Wilking

December 23, 1930 — August 2, 2016

Rosalyn M. Ruff Wilking, 85 of Long Point passed away peacefully Tuesday evening (August 2nd) at her home.

A visitation will be held Friday from 4 – 8 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home and Saturday from 10 – 11AM at the Long Point United Methodist Church.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 AM at the church with Rev. Lon Alderman officiating.  Burial will be in the Long Point Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Doug and Eric Sass, Jon Hofmann, Shawn Rigsby, Austin Petty and Connor Kaupp.

Rosalyn was born on December 23, 1930 in Pontiac to William Kenneth and Ruby (Cagley) Klein.  She married Lee Wilking on July 24, 1999.  He survives.

Also surviving are children Dianne (Kenneth) Kuerth of Gridley, Linda (David) Sass of Streator, Dale (Jody) Ruff of Long Point, Daniel (Kathy) Wilking of Marseilles and Douglas (Tina) Wilking of Streator, grandchildren, Kay (Jon) Hofmann of Gridley, Sandy (Shawn) Rigsby of El Paso, Eric (Mary Kay) Sass of Manville, Doug (Nicole) Sass of Streator, Paige (Austin) Petty of Manville, Christopher Wilking of Marseilles, Roberta (Rich) Ellis of Surprise, AZ, Vanessa Wilking of Watertown, NY and Zach McStoots of Streator and 14 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 1 grandson Jeff Kuerth and brothers Ronald and Roger Klein.

Rosalyn graduated from the Cornell High School in 1947 and was a member of the Long Point United Methodist Church where she served with the United Methodist Women and taught Sunday school for many years, member of the Lindy Club and the Long Point American Legion Auxiliary and served many years on the Long Point Cemetery Board.  She was employed for over 20 yrs with the Long Point Grain and with Dr. Helmer in Pontiac.

Memorials may be made in her name to either the Long Point United Methodist Church, the Regional Organ Bank of Illinois, or the American Breast Cancer Foundation.

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