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Ruth E. Pillen

Obituary for Ruth E. Pillen

April 5, 1928 - January 19, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 89


Ruth E. Pillen, 89, went to be with her Lord on Friday, January 19, 2018, in San Antonio. She was born on April 5, 1928 in St. Louis, MO to Jefferson Lee and Laura Adeline Sutterfield. Ruth worked in the trucking industry for over 40 years, more than 20 of those for Luking Trucking. She enjoyed playing Backgammon and Scrabble, her jewelry, and loved doting on all her nieces and nephews like a proud second mom. She loved playing the organ, country music and movies, and her german shepherd. She was also an accomplished artist, specializing in oil painting. Her savior and church were very important in her life.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Conrad Pillen; a brother, Rodney Lee Sutterfield, Sr., and a sister-in-law, Margaret Elizabeth Sutterfield.

Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews: Lee Sutterfield and wife Susan, Sandra L. Winn, Candace Krest and husband Charles, Melissa Hearst and husband Tony, Laura Mae Koch and husband Brian, and Linda Sutterfield.

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