Ruth V. Wachsmuth
Ruth V. Wachsmuth, age 89, of Merrill, died Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at Ministry
Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill.
Ruth was born May 25, 1922, in Merrill, daughter of the late August and
Wilhelmina (Klein) Hintze. She married Victor A. Wachsmuth on May 29, 1943,
in Gleason. He survives. Ruth had been employed as a seamstress at Lincoln Hills
School, Irma. She enjoyed embroidery, gardening, flowers, and crafts.
Survivors include her husband, Victor A. Wachsmuth, Merrill; two sons, Don
Wachsmuth, Janesville, and David (Dyan) Wachsmuth, Jackson, WI; five
grandchildren, Ryan (Theresa) Wachsmuth and Sara Wachsmuth, both of
Janesville, Heidi Wachsmuth, Milwaukee, Becky Wachsmuth, West Bend, and
Miah Rae Wachsmuth, Jackson; one sister, Phyllis Zuelsdorff, Merrill; and one
brother, Ralph (Gladys) Hintze, Merrill. Ruth is preceded in death by four siblings,
Alvina Tesch, Esther Kolleth, and Ted and Albert Hintze.
The funeral will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday, October 10, 2011, at St. John Lutheran
Church, Merrill. The Rev. Nathan Kramer will officiate. Burial will be in Luther
Memorial Lutheran Church Cemetery, Town of Russell. Visitation will begin at
9:00 A.M. Monday at the church. Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, assisted the
Online condolences may be made at www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com