Ruth Rogers Whistler, 89, of Quicksburg, died Monday, January 23, 2012 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg.
Mrs. Whistler was born in Page County, daughter of the late Cecil R. and Iva Mae Beahm Rogers.
Mrs. Whistler was an active member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church at Forestville and the Auxillary of the Massanutten Post No. 2447, V.F.W. Edinburg.
She was married May 19, 1946 to Harold “Hap” Zirkle Whistler who predeceased her April 17, 2000.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Sue Harris and her husband Paul David Harris of Quicksburg and Barbara Whistler and her husband Larry G. Hale of Manassas; a son, Harold Z. Whistler, Jr. of Mt. Jackson; and a granddaughter, Casey Morris and her husband Micah of Broadway.
Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Forestville Cemetery with the Rev. James B. Davis officiating.
The Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson will be open Friday until 8 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday at the home of Paul and Linda Harris in Forestville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 158, Quicksburg, VA 22847 or Forestville Cemetery, c/o Noel Bowman, 6086 South Middle Road, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.
Condolences may be sent to www.dellingerfuneralhome.com