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Ruth J. Schneider

June 3, 1925 September 25, 2019
Ruth J. Schneider
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Obituary for Ruth J. Schneider

Ruth J. Schneider, 94, of Merrill, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Bell Tower Residence, under the care of her loving family, the staff at Bell Tower, and hospice services.

Ruth was born June 3, 1925 in the Town of Texas, Marathon County, daughter of the late John and Hattie (Hartwig) Cannon. She married George Schneider, Jr. on September 25, 1948 and he preceded her in death on February 28, 2001. Ruth had been employed at Weinbrenner Shoe Company, Merrill. She was also proud to be a ‘farm wife’. Ruth enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, and camping. Ruth was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church, Merrill, the Ladies Aid of the church, the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, and the Christian Women’s Club. She was also a former member of the ‘Neighborhood Sewing Club’.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Diane (David) Marnholtz, Merrill; three grandchildren, Becky (Burl) Byer, Merrill, Craig (Terri) Marnholtz, Merrill, and Brenda (Chris) Brisinte, Green Bay; and three great grandchildren, Seth and Sawyer Marnholtz, and Bianca Brisinte. Besides her husband and parents, Ruth is preceded in death by four siblings, Dorothy Krueger, and Ken, Bud, and Duane Cannon.

The funeral service is 11:00 AM Monday, September 30, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Church, Merrill. The Rev. David Szeto and Lay Minister Robert Schneider, Ruth’s brother in law, will co-officiate. Burial will follow in Merrill Memorial Park. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM Monday at the church. The Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Merrill is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com.

The family has requested memorials to St. John Lutheran Church, Merrill.


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Visitation

Monday

30

Sep

9:00 AM 9/30/2019 9:00:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church

1104 E. Third St.
Merrill, WI 54452

St. John Lutheran Church
1104 E. Third St. Merrill 54452 WI
United States

Service

Monday

30

Sep

11:00 AM 9/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church

1104 E. Third St.
Merrill, WI 54452

St. John Lutheran Church
1104 E. Third St. Merrill 54452 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Merrill Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

Memorial Drive
Merrill, WI 54452

Memorial Drive Merrill 54452 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. John Lutheran Church

1104 E. Third St.
Merrill, WI 54452
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