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Ruth C. M. Matzenbacher

Ruth C. M. Matzenbacher, nee Schmidt, 92, of Waterloo, IL, died August 8, 2018, in Waterloo, IL. She was born June 12, 1926, in Waterloo, IL.

She is survived by her son Donald (Carol) Matzenbacher; grandchildren Rodney Matzenbacher, Jeff (Jodie) Matzenbacher, & Heidi (Mike Kubelka) Matzenbacher; great grandchildren Aidan & Brooklyn Kubelka; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents William and Amanda (nee Kraft) Schmidt Sr. and brother William H. Schmidt Jr.

She was a member of St. Paul UCC - Waterloo.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
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4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Friday Quernheim Funeral Home

10 AM Friday, August 10, 2018 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor R.J. Morgan officiating
Interment at Waterloo Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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A great lady who will always be in my heart. Her smile her resolve her inspiration speaks volumes. Pies, smiles loving heart- Ruth. Prayers of love for her family. May Love always prevail !!

Kim Strellis Aug 10 2018 12:00 AM

I often met Ruth traversing the halls at Oak Hill.
She was always smiling and shared a kind word or two with me.
I'll miss her at our monthly German music performance.

Denny Rippelmeyer Aug 9 2018 12:00 AM

My sincerest condolences goes out to the family & friends of Ruth Matzenbacher ! RIP !

Michael Shackelford Aug 8 2018 12:00 AM