Ruth Ann Cherry, 79, Huntingburg

Ruth Ann Cherry, 79, of Huntingburg, died Tuesday, July 2, at her home. She was born in Huntingburg December 19, 1939, to Irvin V. and Helen M. (Friedman) Underwood.

Ruth Ann was a healthcare worker. She operated Slender Quest Gym and Tanning and Blitz Builders. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg and she volunteered at Shared Abundance.

She is survived by two sons, Michael L. Cherry and wife Chelle and Alan D. Cherry and wife Cathy, all of Huntingburg; one sister, Diana Rothrock, Jasper; one brother, Paul Underwood and wife Marilyn, Huntingburg; five grandchildren, Renae and Darianne Cherry, D.J. Oxley, Bryan Beard, and Roy Cole; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded by one brother, Kenneth Underwood.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A rosary prayer vigil will be prayed at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Dubois County Humane Society. Online condolences can be shared at www.nassandson.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Ryan Hilderbrand.

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