Koos, Ruth Memorial Fund (Unrestricted)


Ruth C. Koos, 99, Decatur, Oct. 4, 1917-March 9, 2017, resided at Adams Woodcrest since 1990. She was one of the original residents in the Woodcrest Villas.

Ruth was united in marriage with Beryl McChristy in Covington, Ky., in July of 1940; he preceded her in death June 7, 1945, while serving our country during World War II. Ruth married Sherman R. Koos, Nov. 4, 1950, in Fort Wayne; he preceded her in death on July 7, 1984.

She was a member of Union Chapel Methodist Church in Decatur, Union Chapel United Methodist Women's Circle, and General Electric Retirees Quarter Century Club. Ruth retired from Decatur General Electric Corporation in 1977, with 34 years of service.