Richard Rueth July 31, 1943 - Jan 8, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY James Richard Rueth, age 70, died January 8, 2014. He was born July 31, 1943, in Milwaukee, WI to Richard & Magdalene (Reitz) Rueth. He was a Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient, retired from Tinker AFB and an avid Green Bay Packers fan. He was currently working for Chesapeake Arena in customer relations. He is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughter, Anna Shuffield (Toney); son, Peter Rueth (Nicole); son, Andrew Rueth; sister, Janet LaPinske (Tom); and five grandchildren, Allison, Kevin, Caleb, Elijah, and Gabriella. Donations may be made to The Meadows Center for Opportunity in Edmond, OK. Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, with family from 5 to 7 p.m., and a rosary at 7 p.m., all at Buchanan Funeral Service. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 13, 2014, at Epiphany Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery.
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Buchanan Funeral Service
8712 N Council Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 11, 2014