ROCKPORT - Ruth E. Schumacher, 85, of Rockport passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Miller's Merry Manor in Rockport.
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Ruth was born in Rockport Aug. 14, 1927, to the late Louis J. and Clara E. (Ballman) Schulte.
She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She had worked at General Electric in Tell City and retired from the Rockport Inn.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herschel Schumacher;Â an infant sister, Theresa Schulte; her sisters, Jenny Harris and Joan Evans;Â a brother, Le-land Schulte and a nephew, Nicholas Payne.
Ruth is survived by her sisters, Jeanette Mitchell of Evansville and Monica Adams and her husband, Virgil of Rockport;Â a stepson, Rog-er Schumacher and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Services were conducted Saturday, April 27, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport.
The Rev. Christopher Forler officiated.Â Burial was in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in Rockport.
Boutlinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport was in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank the staff at Miller's Merry Manor and Aseracare Hospice.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernard Catholic Church and Aseracare Hospice Center.
Messages of condolence may be left online at www.boultinghousefuneralhome.com.
Published in Spencer County Journal-Democrat on May 2, 2013