Ruby E. Gilmour

October 20, 1934 ~ May 18, 2020 (age 85)


Ruby E. Gilmour, 85, of Rockford passed away Monday, May 18, 2020. Born October 20, 1934 in Rockford, the daughter of Walter and Edna (Ullrich) Schmid. A graduate of East High School, class of 1952. Married Lloyd F. Gilmour on September 17, 1955 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Rockford; they shared 56 years of marriage together. Lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Rockford. Ruby enjoyed playing bingo, cards, watching soap operas, loved talking on the phone and crossword puzzles.

Survivors include children, Jeff (Jodi) Gilmour, Patti (Steve) Lee; “sister,” Carole Fernstedt; cousins, Jan Luter, Joyce Johnson, Jerry Rudolph, Esther Sarbacher, Ruthie Davis; brother-in-law, Buck Clark; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband, Lloyd in 2012; parents; and several in-laws.

Walk-through visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory – Roscoe Chapel, 11342 Main Street, Roscoe. Private family service is to be held. Private burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Machesney Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, 200 N. First Street, Rockford, IL 61107.

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Walk-Through Visitation
May 22, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Honquest Family Funeral Home-Roscoe Chapel
11342 Main Street
Roscoe, IL 61073


Trinity Lutheran Church
200 N. First Street, Rockford, IL 61107

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