Ruby Schuessler

RUBY M. SCHUESSLER, 89 ROCKFORD - Ruby M. Schuessler, 89, of Rockford passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 15, 1923, in Lena, Wis., to Ralph and Louisa (Ducat) Hansel. She attended Lena high school, and Appleton Business College. Later she married Robert Schuessler on Sept. 22, 1945. She was a longtime member of St. Edwards Catholic Church, senior groups, and the Cherry Vale Pacers. Survived by children, Alan (Jane) Schuessler, David (Jan) Schuessler, Ann Schuessler; grandchildren Miranda, Robert; siblings, Virginia Garrigan and Robert Hansel. Predeceased by her husband; parents; and sisters, Estelle and Ella. Service at 2 p.m. Jan. 4, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park, with visitation from 1 p.m. to time of service; Pastor Wendell Maynard will officiate. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens Chapel of Peace. Memorials to St. Edwards Church. Online condolences submitted at


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Sunset Funeral Home
8800 North Alpine Road Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 633-0211

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2013