Floretta Ruth Stanfield

Female 1926 - 2017  (91 years)


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  • Name Floretta Ruth Stanfield  [1
    Birth 1926  [2
    Birth 1926  [2
    Born 12 Jan 1926  Charleston, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Alternate Name Ruth /Stanfield/  [2
    Alternate Name Ruth /Stanfield/  [2
    Died 15 Jul 2017  St. Peters Manor Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3880  Bishir Family | Jeremiah & Esther/Malinda Bishir
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 

    Father Owen Alveradow Stanfield,   b. 30 Jun 1880, Manhatton, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1961  (Age > 82 years) 
    Mother Hazel Floretta Lanman,   b. 17 Jun 1895, Charleston, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1939  (Age 43 years) 
    Family ID F1548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Elrick Bishir,   b. 31 Dec 1921, Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1965, Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1945  St Patrick's Catholic Church, Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F1545  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    BISHIR, Robert & Ruth
    BISHIR, Robert & Ruth
    Robert E Bishir in his WWII Calvary uniform with his girlfriend, and future wife, Ruth. Contributed by Rob Bishir.

  • Notes 
    • Mother left her Father with all of the children. They all ended up in an orphanage in Normal, Illinois. She was adopted by a family in the Momence area.

      Ruth Bishir
      (January 12, 1926 - July 15, 2017)


      Ruth Bishir, 91, of St. Peters, Missouri, died July 15, 2017 at St. Peters Manor.
      Ruth was born January 12, 1926 to the late Owen and Hazel Stanfield. She is survived by 2 sons: Charles G. (Susie) Bishir and Daniel S. (Marcy) Bishir, daughter Joan (David) Calvert, 10 Grandchildren, 17 Great-grandchildren and 1 Great-great grandchild.
      Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Bishir.
      Visitation will be Wednesday, July 19 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Paul Funeral Home 240 N. Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo 63301 with services to follow at 7:00 p.m.
      Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1087] Correspondence with Rob Bishir, Momence, IL, Rob A. Bishir.

    2. [S619] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Cen, sus. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Charleston, Coles, Illinois, ED 8, roll 411, page , image 1140.

    3. [S36] Momence Progress Reporter.