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Ruth Ann Cortner

December 13, 1942 — August 30, 2022

Ruth Ann Cortner, nee Brenning, 79, of Waterloo, IL, died August 30, 2022, in Red Bud, IL. She was born December 13, 1942, in Sparta, IL.

    She is survived by her husband Roger Cortner (married 55 years); children Brian (Jeanette) Cortner and Denise (Chris) Rennegarbe; grandchildren Elizabeth Davis, Emily Cortner, Tricia, Megan, and Madisyn Rennegarbe; sister Alberta Nitzsche; step brother Dick (Audree) Bueckman; and step sister Sandy (Mark) Colvis.

    She is preceded in death by her daughter Tricia Cortner; parents Albert & Oneta (nee Eggemeyer) Brenning; and brother Allen Brenning.

    Ruth is a member of St. Augustine Church in Hecker, IL and Altar Sodality. She was formerly employed at Wal-Mart.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. Augustine Church - Hecker
or American Diabetes Association

Visitation:
    4 PM to 8 PM Monday, September 5, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    8:30 AM until 9:45 AM Tuesday at Quernheim Funeral Home

Funeral Mass:
    10:30 AM Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church in Hecker, IL
        Father Linus Umoren, Father Von Deeke, & Father Gene Neff officiating
    Interment at St. Augustine Cemetery in Hecker, IL

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Monday, September 5, 2022

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