Ruth (Jesgarz) Reiss (1921 - 2014)


Ruth Reiss, 93, of Altamont, died at 1:05 a.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Lutheran Care Center Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. James Wright officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Altamont. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Thursday at the church. Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Lutheran Care Center Heart-to-Heart. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mrs. Reiss was born on Monday, March 21, 1921, in Germany, the daughter of Friederick and Maria Gottuck Jesgarz. She married Carl F. Reiss on Nov. 29, 1947; he died on Jan. 29, 2014.

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Published in The Leader-Union from June 16 to June 25, 2014