Obit: Rueth, Sylvester D. (1925 –2011)
Surnames: Rueth, Mrotek, Frye, Schultz, Weyer, Meuleners, Smith, Reval
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 04/15/2011
Rueth, Sylvester D. (22 MAR 1925 - 13 APR 2011)
LOYAL -- Sylvester D. Rueth, 86, of Loyal, died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Neillsville Care & Rehab.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Loyal. The Rev. Jerome Naduvathaniyil will officiate, and burial will follow in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Todd Rueth, Aaron Rueth, Bucky Rueth, Jesse Rueth, Matt Weyer and Andrew Meuleners. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.
Sylvester Daniel Rueth was born March 22, 1925, in Loyal, the son of Albert and Martha (Mrotek) Rueth. He was raised on the family farm and received his education at St. Balthezar's Parochial School and Loyal High School. After completing his education, Sylvester worked on the family farm and also at the Loyal Cannery. He was united in marriage June 28, 1947, to Dorothy E. Frye at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Loyal. They raised five children and farmed in the Loyal area until retiring in 1981, at which time they moved into Loyal. Sylvester then worked as a custodian for the Greenwood Public Schools, through Green Thumb, until 2009. He also worked at the City of Loyal's recycling center for a few years.
He is a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and had many interests but especially loved horses, gardening, his lawn, small animals and polka music.
Sylvester is survived by two daughters, Barb (Ollie) Schultz of Colby, Mary (Joe) Weyer of Loyal; three sons, Mike Rueth of Loyal, Bill (LuAnn) Rueth of Loyal, Joey (Deb) Rueth of Neillsville; 12 grandchildren, Jacqui (Pat) Fons, Tobi (Jeremy) Snyder, Tawnee Schultz, Todd (Kristin) Rueth, Jesse (Nikki) Rueth, Bucky (Liz) Rueth, Aaron (Tara) Rueth, Tiffany (Andrew) Meuleners, Matt (Jen) Weyer, Hannah Weyer (fiance Troy Smith), John Rueth, AJ Rueth; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Don (Marilyn) Frye of Mount Horeb; nieces, nephews, special friend Mae Revak, other relatives and friends.
Sylvester was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dorothy, on Dec. 21, 1999; one son, Raphael in infancy; and one sister, Ceceilia Bugar and her husband, Paul Bugar.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com .
Cuddie Funeral Home of Loyal is assisting the family with arrangements.
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