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Ruth Seckman

April 2, 1923 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 97)


Ruth Seckman, 97, of Hamilton, passed away at 5:45 P.M. Monday, October 12, 2020, at the Montebello Care Center in Hamilton.

Ruth was born April 2, 1923, the daughter of Ernest Ray and Florence Alita (Brake) Hamilton in Kellerville, Illinois.  She attended Liberty High School graduating in 1941.  On February 17, 1943, she was united in marriage to Mart William Seckman in Palmyra, Missouri.  He preceded her in death in 1997.  Ruth had served as the bookkeeper and treasurer for Hamilton district 320 from 1959 until her retirement in 1984.  She was a member of the Canasta Club and enjoyed ceramics, genealogy and collecting donkeys.  She was a member of the Faith Family Church in Keokuk.

Ruth is survived by her son, John Seckman of Hamilton; two grandchildren, Jeremy Seckman and Catherine Ann Seckman; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Carol Jean Bunte and Alita Verlen Miller; and a brother, John Aldo Hamilton.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Printy Funeral Home in Hamilton with burial to follow in the Keokuk National Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Printy Funeral Home in Hamilton from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.  Printy Funeral Home of Hamilton is in charge of arrangements.

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October 20, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Printy Funeral Home
720 Main Street
Hamilton, IL 62341

Funeral Service
October 21, 2020

11:00 AM
Printy Funeral Home
720 Main Street
Hamilton, IL 62341

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