<< back

Ruth Ann Ossewaarde
(06-20-1959 - 12-16-2019)

View guest book | Sign guest book

Ruth Ann Ossewaarde (nee Van Kley), 60, of Carpentersville, IL passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019, in her home, surrounded by family, after struggling with cancer for 14 months. She was born on July 20, 1959 in Hammond, IN, the daughter of Arthur and Edith (nee Iverson) Van Kley. She is a member of the Northwest Bible Baptist Church in Elgin. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior, so she was assured of a home in Heaven. She served with her husband as a missionary in Ukraine and Russia for 18 years. Survivors include her husband: Donald Ossewaarde; four children: David (Audrey) Ossewaarde, Cindy (Jason) Fetzer, Alan (Jessica) Ossewaarde, and April (Joseph) Sypien; six grandchildren: Blake, Cole, Klaire, Dean, Judah and Lily Ossewaarde; her siblings: Paul (Fran) Van Kley, Faith Van Kley, Jean Peron; along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends. All will miss her very much. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Northwest Bible Baptist Church, Elgin from 6:00pm-8:00pm, and on Friday at the church, from 9:00am-10:00am, with the funeral service at 10:00am. Burial will follow at River Valley Memorial Gardens, West Dundee, IL. Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is assisting the family. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

home | obituaries | locations | services | about | contact
©2013 Laird Funeral Home and Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Service
Elgin Web Design & Development by Victoria Lantz