Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Ruth M. Schoenicke
Service: December 1, 2013
Ruth M. Schoenicke
Ruth M. Schoenicke, age 91, of Watertown, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 2 pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown with Rev. Rodney Warnecke officiating. Burial will be at the Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Sunday from 1 pm until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Ruth Marie Schroeder was born on August 13, 1922 in Watertown, the daughter of Frank and Helen (Guetzlaff) Schroeder. She was a graduate of the Watertown High School. On May 18, 1946 she was married to Orvel V. Schoenicke in Watertown. Orvel preceded her in death on July 12, 1967. Ruth and Orvel owned and operated Schoenicke Jewelry Store in Watertown. Ruth had been employed at the Mid-State Shoe Co. in Watertown, the Bank of Watertown and M&I Bank. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Watertown and assisted with the Meals on Wheels. Ruth loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Ruth is survived by two children, Debra (Ed) Rollman of Chilton and Greg “Orv” (Joyce) Schoenicke of Marshall; eight grandchildren, Stephanie (Ross) Mueller, Lisa (Travis) Pingel, Kate (Bill) Mueller, Janelle (Thomas) LaCombe, Jacqueline Rollman, Shaun Schoenicke, Amber Schoenicke and Josh Schoenicke; six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ruth was further preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Clarence Schroeder.
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