MONTPELIER ---- Ruth Uland Rector was buried at Montpelier, Ind., on Dec. 23, 2003, the family's hometown.
She was born Feb. 14, 1911, one of 17 children, the daughter of Jonas F. and Myrtle Anderson Uland of Center Township in Greene County. She was the granddaughter of James N. and Magdalena Morris Uland.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Cale, Linda's husband, their son and his wife, and their two children. Linda was her mother's caretaker for a long time. Also surviving are son Darrel Rector's three children and a step-daughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Rector; son, Darrel Rector; half-sisters Audrey Wessel, Flossie Crowe, Nannie Flory, Hannah Sexton and Bonnie Eaton; half-brothers Ben, Wendell, John, Scott, Jimmie and Bob Uland; sisters Doris Harmon and Lucille Faulkner, and brothers Gilbert, Wilbert and Jonas A. Uland of Bloomfield, who died in 1999.