Ruth A. Schmitz

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Ruth A. Schmitz

Ruth A. Schmitz, 64, of 1807A Illinois Ave., New Holstein, died Wednesday morning, August 13, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton.

She was born April 11, 1950 in Mt. Calvary, daughter of the late Roy & Loretta (Bergs) Schmitz.

Ruth attended New Holstein schools.

She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, New Holstein and the Daughters of Isabella.

Ruth enjoyed crocheting & playing pool and cards. She also enjoyed listening to country music, shopping and eating out.

Survivors include her brother and sisters; Geneva Schmitz, New Holstein, Vernon (Donna) Schmitz, New Berlin, Diane (Glenn) Smeaton, Madison, Mary Keippel, Sheboygan Falls, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Darlene Schultz and two brothers, Marvin Schmitz and Kenneth (Mary) Schmitz.

The funeral Mass for Ruth will be celebrated at 11:00 am Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1724 Madison St., New Holstein with Rev. Harold Berrymann officiating and Deacon Pat Knier assisting.

Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mt. Calvary.

Family and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 am. until the time of service.

Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, Kiel is assisting the family.

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Published in Sheboygan Press on Aug. 15, 2014
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