Ruth J. Laurant

Obituary for Ruth J. Laurant

January 25, 1935 - January 3, 2019
Aurora, Illinois | Age 83


Ruth J. Laurant, 83, of Aurora, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, January 3, 2019, at her home. She was born January 25, 1935, the daughter of the late Henry and Annie (Williams) James in Ponchatoula, LA where she met her husband Nathaniel Laurant, and they married in Aurora, IL March 13th,1959.

Ruth worked over many years as a bus aide for Rich Lee Vans; she accepted Christ at an early age and was a virtuous woman of faith. Throughout her life, she always gave God her highest praise by being a God fearing woman and one of God's most humbled servants. She was a foster mother for over 30 years.

She is survived by her husband, Nathaniel Laurant, her children, Angelica Laurant, Nathaniel Laurant Jr., Michael Laurant, Tabitha Laurant and Mary Laurant (Seales); 14 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was the last surviving child and now joins her parents, Henry and Annie James; seven sisters, Iris James, Aline Rogers, Gloria Love, Elizabeth Clark, Annie Lee, Lucille and Louise James and five brothers, Alfred, Frank, Leslie, Henry James and Elmer Lee.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 A.M. January 12, 2019, at New Mount Calvary Church of God in Christ, 447 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506. Visitation will be from 10 A.M until the time of service at church. Interment will take place at Spring Lake Cemetery.

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Healy Chapel

332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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