Ruth E. Draves, 91 ,of Pacific, passed away on September 7, 2021 in Pacific. Mrs. Draves, daughter of the late Arthur Duncan and his wife Ethel nee Skaggs, was born on August 14, 1930 in Cadet, MO. Ruth was united in marriage to Wilbur Hofstetter and after his passing, she married Herbert Draves. Ruth had many hobbies, but she really enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and embroidering.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Wilbur Hofstetter and Herbert Draves; daughter, Darla Romine; siblings, June Mounts, Lola Mae Hemme, James Duncan, Mildred Miller, Vivian Fels, Jack Duncan, Charles “Chuck” Duncan and one grandson, Greg A. Hofstetter.
Among her survivors are her children, Wilbur Hofstetter Jr. and wife Kathleen of House Springs, Linda Berg of High Ridge, June Hanslick and husband Joseph of House Springs, and Greg Hofstetter and wife Laurie of Robertsville; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 10-12 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt,Thiebes Funeral Home, with a funeral service beginning at 12 p.m. Interment will be in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the charity of choice.
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