Ruth Gosse, age 86, of Appleton, passed away Friday, January 17, 2014. She was born on December 12, 1927 in Shiocton to the late Peter and Grace (Cooney) Friemuth. She enjoyed traveling, taking trips with her sisters, where they were known to play some dice games. Most important to her was spending time with her family, especially the little ones.
She is survived by her nine children; Dennis Gosse, Doug (Mary) Gosse, Dianne Fischer, Jerry (Charlotte) Gosse, Debra (Rick) Banker, Darrell (Debra) Gosse, John (Linda) Gosse, Kevin Gosse and Steve (Karen) Gosse, four brothers; Eugene (Sherry) Friemuth, James (Marcella) Friemuth, Ronald (Judi) Friemuth and Donald (Lynn) Friemuth, five sisters; Lois (Don) Peeters, Loraine (Marvin) Schellpfeffer, Lucille (Robert) Letter, Carol (Jim) Diemel and Barbara (Rodney) Hillsberg. She is further survived by a brother in law, Wayne Price as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, a grandson, Travis Banker, two brothers; David and Rodger Friemuth, and three sisters; Margaret (Don) Lund, Ethel Price and June Friemuth.
Funeral service for Ruth will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at 1:00pm at Valley Funeral Home, 2211 N. Richmond St, Appleton. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 11:00am until the time of service. Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth's name may be made to Michael J Fox Parkinson's Research fund, www.michaeljfox.org
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the nurses at Rennes Health Center and Jill with Heartland Hospice for their excellent care and concern for Ruth.