Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth A. Lingner 1935 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral Services for Ruth A. Lingner, 71, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Lingner died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Sept. 14, 1935, in Leaf River, Ill., the daughter of Benjamin LeRoy and Della Dawson Cave. She moved to Lawrence in March 1988. Mrs. Lingner and her husband started Landcrafters Lawn Care in Lawrence.Survivors include her husband, Jim Lingner; seven sons, Michael W. Hopping, Corpus Christi, Texas, Elwyn L. Van Meter, Mo., Russell L. Hopping and wife Carol, Eudora, Robert G. Van Meter and wife Lisbeth, Oslo, Norway, LeRoy R. Van Meter and wife Sherry, Herscher, Ill, Ryan C. Lingner and wife Brandy, Carl Junction, Mo., Adam W. Lingner, Perry, Iowa; and 10 grandchildren, Damik, Dylan, Dayne, Nicholas P., Melissa, Nicholas D., Alexander, Zackery, Andrew and Jessica. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Meyer.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or the Gideons, sent in care of the mortuary.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Lingner.