Ruth Ann Besser

1952-05-22 - 2018-08-18

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street Crete IL (Map-it)


Service Date: 2018-08-24

Service Time:

Note: Visitation Thursday, 8/23 from 3pm to 8pm

Cemetery: Skyline Memorial Park 248 S Governors Highway, Monee, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-672-7600

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Ruth Ann B. Besser (nee Borio) age 66 of Steger, Illinois passed away on August 18, 2018.  Loving Wife to Jerry; Loving Mom to her fur-baby €œBuster€; step-mom to Doug (Dawn) Besser, David (Deanna) Besser, Diane (Jeff) Shipley and Dorene (Mark) Perkins. Beautiful sister to Mary Lou Kovacich, Connie (Robert) Rodenburg. Dear Aunt to Valerie Rose Borio; Jeff (Mary) Kovacich; Peter (Colleen) Rodenburg, Benjamin (Jill) Rodenburg and Daniel Rodenburg.  Blessed with nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one great-nephew.  Preceded in death by her parents Peter and Mary (nee Andrighetti) Borio, brother Robert Borio (2016) and brother-in-law William Kovacich (2017). 

Ruth Ann€™s week, was spent with her husband, her beloved dog €œBuster€, friends, family and traveling. She was a career employee of The University of Chicago Hospitals (30+ years). 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the South Suburban Humane Society, 1103 West End Avenue, Chicago Heights, IL  60411 or the American Cancer Society at

Visitation will be Thursday, August 23rd  from 3:00 P.M. €“ 8:00 P.M. at Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main St.(Dixie Hwy.), Crete, IL 60417. Funeral Service will be held on Friday August 24th, at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment: Skyline Memorial Park, IL. Info: 708-672-7600at



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