Ruth Marie Keenan, 85, of Spring Grove, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare Center in Spring Grove. She had been a resident of Spring Grove Assisted Living before moving to Tweeten.

She was born on Nov. 21, 1927, in Durant, Okla., to Albert and Neely (Garrett) Rader. She married Acel Keenan, and he preceded her in death.

She was a California resident before moving to Spring Grove 12 years ago. Ruth had worked as a waitress.

Survivors include her son, Stephen Humphrey of California.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her three children, Cheryl Humphrey, Donald Hackleton and Linda Belton.

Graveside services were held Jan. 4 at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Spring Grove. Pastor Dick Wohlgemuth officiated.

Roble Funeral Home of Spring Grove assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at