SALLISAW — Ruth Angeline (VanPelt) Quickel, 80, of Sallisaw died Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Sallisaw. She was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Springfield, Ohio. She was a retired licensed practical nurse and the widow of Charles Quickel.
Private graveside service was held Wednesday at Akins Cemetery in Sallisaw under the direction of Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
She is survived by two daughters, Beverly Crites and Leigh Ann Callahan, both of Sallisaw; three sons, Greg Quickel of Sallisaw, Tim Quickel of Edmond, Okla., and Matt Quickel of Elmore City, Okla.; two sisters, Martha Roland and Janice Naill, both of Springfield; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Northeastern Health System Hospice in Sallisaw.