MOUNT CARMEL — Ruth D. Wever, 83, of Mount Carmel, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Wabash General Hospital.

She was born Oct. 12, 1934, the daughter of Estes P. and Hazel M. (Mode) Deisher in Mount Carmel. Ruth was married to William “Bill” Wever. He preceded her in death.

For 22 years, Ruth and Bill owned and operated Bill & Ruth’s Upholstery Shop in Dallas, Texas. Ruth was a member of the Mount Carmel VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Left to cherish Ruth’s memory is a son, Robert Kiskadden of Mount Carmel; step-daughters, Donna Goings and Teresa Howe of Mount Carmel; sister, Shirley McGarrah of Princeton, Indiana; several grandchildren, and, great-grandchildren.

Preceding Ruth in death was her parents; husband; son, Charles Kiskadden; sister, Carolyn Deisher; and a brother, Paul Deisher.

Family and friends may visit Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Short Funeral Home, 527 N. Mulberry Street, with the funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. Burial will immediately follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery, 1827 College Drive.

Condolences may be made online at

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Ruth’s family.

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