Obit: Schuette, Ruth Theresa (1917 - 1989)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Schuette, Schneider, Sommer, Woik, Hardrath, Wachsmuth, Witt

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Schuette, Ruth Theresa (9 May 1917 - 23 Aug. 1989)

Ruth T. Schuette, 72, of Rt. 1, United, died Aug. 23, 1989, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

A funeral was held Aug. 27 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, South Green Grove. The Rev. DuWayne Schneider officiated, and burial was in the church cemetery. Maurina Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Ruth Theresa Sommer was born May 9, 1917, in the Town of Green Grove, Clark County, to Theodore and Herta (Woik) Sommer.

She and Elmer Schuette were married June 10, 1939, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, North Green Grove.

She worked at Packaging Corp. in Colby for five years. They farmed in the Town of Green Grove until their retirement, then continued to live on the farm.

Mrs. Schuette was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and its Ladies’ Aid.

Survivors are her husband Elmer; a son and daughter-in-law, William and Jennifer Schuette of Unity; 7 grandchildren, Theresa, Lance, Rexanne, Lucinda, Kayann, Meliss and Ramalee; two brothers, Vernon and Maryln Sommer, both of Curtiss, and two sisters, Mrs. Harley (Eileen) Hardrath of Owen and Mrs. Leonard (Marilyn) Wachsmuth of Arlington Heights, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Donald Sommer.

Pallbearers were Gary Sommer, David Sommer, Robert Wachsmuth, Dennis Witt, Harley Witt and Glen Hardrath, Jay Sommer and Todd Sommer were honorary pallbearers.

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Funeral Card:

In memory of Ruth T. Schuette

Born may 9, 1917

Date of Death: August. 23, 1989

Services: Sunday, August 27, 1989; 1:30 p.m. @ St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, South Green Grove

Clergyman: Rev. DuWayne Schneider

Interment: St. Luke’s Lutheran Cemetery, South Green Grove, Wis.


Husband: Elmer

Son; William

Daughter-in-law: Jennifer

Brothers: Vernon & Maryln Sommer

Sisters: Eileen Hardrath, Marilyn Wachsmuth

Grandchildren: Theresa, Lance, Raxanne, Lucinda, Kayann, Melissa, Tamalee

Pallbearers: Gary Sommer, David Sommer, Robert Wachsmuth, Dennis Witt, Harley Witt, Glen Hardrath

Honorary Pallbearers: Jay Sommer and Glen Sommer



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