Ruth Louann (Dearing) Whitaker

February 14, 1954 ~ September 25, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Ruth Whitaker Obituary

Ruth Louann Whitaker, 69, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2023 at home with her children by her side.  She was born February 14, 1954, in Indianapolis to the late George and Ada (Dale) Dearing. 

Ruth was a graduate of Roncalli High School and worked for AT & T for many years prior to her retirement.  She was very kindhearted and always willing to help; her home was always open to those in need, especially her kid’s friends.  Ruth loved to shop and had a sweet tooth.  She will be missed. 

Survivors include her children, Randi (Brandon) Rumley and Jason Whitaker; siblings, Jackie Crowley, Kathy (Donnie) Brunson, Mary Ringham, Annette Grey and Robert Dearing; and grandson, Seth Rumley. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at 11 a.m. in St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 8300 Rahke Rd., Indianapolis, with Fr. Guy Roberts presiding.    

Memorial contributions have been suggested to the American Heart Association.  

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Mass of Christian Burial
October 7, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Barnabas Catholic Church
8300 Rahke Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46217


American Heart Association
8720 Castle Creek Parkway E. Dr., Ste. 100, Indianapolis IN 46250
Tel: 1-317-732-4700


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