CHARLESTON -- Ruthanne Cooper Looby, age 93 of Charleston, died Friday, December 1, 2017.

Ruthanne was born July 3, 1924 in Redfield, Iowa, the only child of the late Vernon O. and Ethelyn (Bratton) Cooper. She married Arthur Looby on December 22, 1949, he preceded her on November 7, 1973. Surviving are her children, John Looby (Judy) and Valerie Allen, of Charleston; three grandchildren, Natalie Hill (Kyle), Kimberly Looby, Kevin Looby; one great-grandson, Spencer Hill and a special niece, Kathlene Shank.

Mrs. Looby was the coordinator of the Lake Land College LPN nursing program for 18 years.

A memorial reception will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Charleston Public Library. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Coles County Humane Society, mailed in care of Adams Funeral Chapel, 2330 Shawnee Drive, Charleston, IL 61920.

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