Ruth Wardenburg Case, 86, of Terre Haute died at 7:03 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007 in Union Hospital. She was born in Terre Haute on March 9, 1921 to Detrick Wardenburg and Margaret Deny Wardenburg. She worked for six years at Quaker Maid.

She was a graduate of Honey Creek High School and a member of Seventh Day Pentecost Assembly. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and cats.

Survivors include her husband, Leland Case, whom she married June 21, 1953; a daughter, Bonnie Case of Terre Haute; and a sister, Emma Hammond of Riley. She was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Wardenburg; and three sisters, Mary Wardenburg, Ruby Kelley and Alpha Bevis.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, with Brother James Wilson and Brother Mark Mondale officiating. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until service time in the funeral home. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery.

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