Ruth Delbruegge, nee Hellmann, 89, Kimberling City, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.
Ruth, daughter of the late Augustus Hellmann and wife Agnes, nee Wildhaber, was born July 28, 1924, in Union. She was united in marriage to Melvin Delbruegge March 16, 1945, at Immaculate Conception Church, Union. Ruth and Melvin lived in Union until 2000, when they moved to Kimberling City. She enjoyed fishing on Table Rock Lake, traveling with Melvin in their RV, listening to music and singing, as well as watching game shows on television. Ruth was a member of Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Delbruegge; and parents, Augustus and Agnes Hellmann.
She is survived by one daughter, Brenda Kossmann and husband Mike, Blue Eye; one grandson, Ryan Kossmann; one great-granddaughter, Olivia Kossmann; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church, Kimberling City.
A funeral Mass followed, beginning at 11 a.m. at the church, with the Rev. Allan Saunders officiating.
Burial was in Pinecrest Cemetery, Kimberling City.
The Delbruegge family was served by Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City.