Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 26, 2013 10:58 am EST


UTICA — A funeral service for Ruth “Skeeter” Looker, 88, of Utica, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, with Alan Pratt officiating. Burial will follow in Homer Cemetery.

Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Law-Baker Funeral Home.

Skeeter went to meet the Lord, Feb. 24, 2013, at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon. She was born Feb. 8, 1925, in Mount Vernon to the late Clendon C. and Nellie M. (Yoakam) Looker.

She had many friends and loved her cars, playing cards, games and animals. Skeeter was one to always help anyone with anything. She will be truly missed.

She is survived by her sister, Geneieve Stinemetz of Loudonville; many, many nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Looker; sisters, Lena Mowery and Frances Keck.

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