Ruth Ella Stepp, age 86 of Round Lake Beach, passed away on December 9, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 15, 1935, in Ramonirchriai, Lithuania, to Johain and Maria (Liokat) Dorilis. She married the love of her life, Jim Stepp on June 14, 1997, at the Church of God in Round Lake Beach.
Ruth was a very religious woman, who loved the church and was devoted to God. She always prayed before taking any trips. She was a caring, loving and kind person. She also loved to bake. Her outdoor activities included gardening and fishing. Her greatest achievement was her family.
Ruth is survived by her children; Diana (Cecilio) Herrera, Ruth Glass, Fred Plevell, Angie (Donald) Spahn, a daughter in law Beth Plevell, her grandchildren; Corey, Eric, Stephen, Orlando, David, Darren, Jason, Alex, Justin, Joshua, Jacob, Alex, Andrew, Megan, Tracy, 13 great grandchildren; siblings; Meta Meyer in Mokena and Gustave in Germany.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Stepp in 2005 and her son John Plevell.
Visitation will be at the Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, Illinois, on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, from 5 – 8 pm. Funeral Service will be at the Funeral Home on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 10 am. Interment will follow at the Wauconda Cemetery. In accordance with public gathering restrictions, attendees are expected to wear a face covering.
For information, please contact the funeral home at 847-546-3300 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved ones may share memories of Ruth on her tribute wall. To sign the Digital Guestbook that will printed for the family after the service, visit https://jfh.link/stepp.