Ruth Marie Rettenberger, 84, of Estes Park, passed peacefully in her sleep, Monday, April 7, 2014.
Ruth was born November 14, 1929, in Wallbridge, Ohio to Henry J. and Lucille Faneuff. The youngest and only daughter of 5 children. She was united in marriage to Frederick V. Rettenberger, November 15, 1947, in Toledo, Ohio. Fred and Ruth established their home in Oregon, Ohio where they raised their family of 3 children, until 1970 when they moved to Estes Park. In the late 1980's they took to the road wintering in Mexico at first and then later at their RV site at North Ranch Estates, Congress, Arisona. Fred passed in August 2011.
Ruth was a loving wife, mother and extraordinary grandmother and great-grandmother, we will miss her very much. She has left us wonderful memories.
She is survived by her son Fred (Kathy), Estes Park. Daughters Ruthann (James) Boutell, MI., and Barbara Ann (Peter) Phelan, CO. 8 surviving grandchildren and 16 surviving great-grandchildren. Brother Thomas (Joanne) Faneuff, CA. Half-brother Jerry Michael Faneuff, Fl. Numerous nieces and nephews. Beloved sister-in-law Margie (Fritz) Rettenberger, Kohn, OH. Marian (Ron) Gladieux, OH. And Walter Rettenberger, OH.
Predeceased by: parents, 3 brothers, Loren, Edward, James, and husband Fred, granddaughter Kate Boutell, 1976, granddaughter Heather Rettenberger 1976, grandson David Cundall 1998, and infant great-grandson 2005.
Per Ruth's request no services are to be held. Final arrangements were entrusted to Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, Loveland, Co.