Ruth Ann Ferguson, age 83, of Huntingburg, Indiana, passed away at 3:30 a.m., on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.
She was born September 13, 1935, in Jasper, Indiana, to Harry and Henrietta (Miller) Vonderheide; and married Walter Ferguson on July 5, 1955, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper. Ruth worked as a cook at the Medco Nursing Center and Huntingburg Convalescent Center. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church; and enjoyed reading, flowers, birds, kids and dogs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ferguson, who died August 20, 2000; one son, Ken Ferguson; three siblings, Lucille Friedman, Melvin Vonderheide and Virginia Friedman; and one granddaughter, Natasha Lynn.
She is survived by three daughters, Marilyn Carrico of Huntingburg, Sheilah Eversman and Jenny Himsel both of Jasper; eight sons, Randy, Steve, Tony and Chris Ferguson all of Huntingburg, Gary Ferguson of Lincoln City, Tom Ferguson of Haysville, Trell Ferguson of Corydon and Cameron Jay Ferguson of Jasper; three sisters, Pat Opel of Haysville, Jane Schnell of Jeffersonville and Delores Russell of Rancho Cordova, California; by (31) grandchildren and (25) great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be held for Ruth Ann Ferguson at 11:00 a.m., E.D.T., on Monday, July 8, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg with Rev. Ryan Hilderbrand officiating.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 9:00-10:30 a.m., Monday morning, the day of the service.