Ruth Nicholson

Ruth Nicholson, 80, of Morton passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. Ruth was born April 16, 1939 in Sedgeletch, Fence Houses (United Kingdom). She married Ernest Nicholson on February 15, 1964.

Surviving are her husband, Ernie of Morton; her daughter, Stephanie (Scott) Hassett of Morton; her son, Simon (Angela Harmon) Nicholson of Morton; and one grandson, Austin Hassett of Morton

Ruth worked at Witzig’s in Morton for many years. She was a member of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Morton, where she was a member of the Altar Guild and the Woman’s Guild.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Morton, with Fr. Matthew Dallman officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment of ashes will be in church columbarium. Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home or All Saints’ Episcopal Church Discretionary Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family at