Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Ruth A. Shier
June 8, 1950 - November 19, 2019 (Age 69)
Watertown, WI
Service: November 25, 2019
Ruth A. Shier
Ruth A. Shier, age 69, of Watertown passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019 at home surrounded by her family.
Ruth Ann Plasil was born on June 8, 1950 in Green Bay, the daughter of Joseph & Catherine (nee Poehnelt) Plasil. She was a 1968 graduate of Beaver Dam High School where she was a Golden Beaver Cheerleader. She married William Shier on June 22, 1989. She has also bartended at Golden Dragon and worked maintenance at Super 8 for many years. Ruthie was employed as a machinist at John Deere until her retirement.
In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time at their cabin in northern Wisconsin with family, friends and her dogs. She loved doing crafts for many years and was recently recognized by the City of Watertown for her years of charitable contributions and was given the Volunteer of the Year Award by the Watertown Senior & Community Center in 2018.
Ruth is survived by her husband, William Shier of Watertown; son, Jim (Jessie) Clark of Watertown; daughter, Cheryl (Brian Hoeft) Clark of Johnson Creek; grandchildren, Joshua and Jordan Clark of Watertown; sister, Sherry (Quincy) Beecher of Beaver Dam; stepson, Frank Shier; stepdaughter, Deborah Shier; sisters-in-law, Joyce Plasil and Linda Reimer; brothers-in-law, Vernon (Carol) Shier and Victor (Barbara) Shier as well as nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bruce Plasil of West Allis; mother and father-in‐law, Frank and Milne Shier; step-son, Michael Shier; as well as brother-in-law, David Shier.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Rainbow Hospice Care of Jefferson.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Lung Association or Watertown Humane Society would be appreciated. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
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