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Quernheim Funeral Home
Monday March 28th, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am

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Quernheim Funeral Home
Monday March 28th, 2022

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Ruth E. Stumpf

Ruth E. Stumpf, 101, of Waterloo died March 20, 2022 of complications from a fall. She was born February 20, 1921 in Maeystown to the late Albert and Emma (née Miller) Faus.

    Mrs. Stumpf is survived by her children David (Jean) Stumpf and Diane Stumpf (Arthur Sutton); grandchildren Peter (Sarah) Sutton, Sara Sutton and Katie Hart; and great grandchildren Lauren and Alex Hart and Leah and Louise Sutton; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.

    She is preceded in death by her husband Burton H. Stumpf (married December 5, 1943); parents Albert and Emma (nee Miller) Faus; brother Melvin (Mildred) Faus; and sister Doris (Charles) Kuergeleis.

    Ruth was a member of St Paul’s UCC Waterloo, the Monroe County Genealogical Society, Maeystown Preservation Society, and a 75 year member of the Monroe County HCE. She enjoyed many rounds of golf and games of cards. She was very active and enjoyed celebrating her 100th birthday last year.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Maeystown Preservation Society, Monroe County HCE Scholarship Fund,
or a charity of the donor’s choice.

    9 AM until time of service Monday, March 28, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    10 AM Monday, March 28, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
    Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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My grandma enjoyed playing cards with Ruth. She was a nice lady to all & she will be missed.

Kimberly Mar 24 2022 2:32 PM

She will be missed. We've enjoyed playing Kloepper with her out in the pavilion at Magnolia Terrace up until November. Was very sorry to hear the news and I didn't know she was Melvins sister. God be with her and family.

Pam Coplin Mar 23 2022 7:26 PM

My sympathy to Ruth's family. She was such fun to play kloepper with and was a very sharp player.
We will miss her.

Dee Ann Trost Mar 23 2022 7:03 PM

We will miss Ruth very much. I will always remember the times she would call and my mother her cousin would talk for hours. Will remember the hey Rides we used to do. The last time she called us was on my birthday she call to wish me a happy 50th. She will be missed a lot. Sorry won't be able to make it to the funeral.
Mike - Dick

Michael Grady Mar 23 2022 7:01 PM

We will miss Ruth very much. She would call my mother her (cousin) and they would talk a very long time. I remember going on family hey rides, and a lot of other fun things. Dad and myself will miss her very much. I will alway remember when she called me and wished me a happy birthday on my 50th in January. Our condolences to the family.
Mike and Dick

Michael Grady Mar 23 2022 5:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Stumpf

Tracy Scheibe Mar 23 2022 1:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Stumpf

KEN AND LINDA KREBEL Mar 22 2022 10:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Stumpf

Carol & Don Matzenbacherv Mar 22 2022 9:02 PM

She was an absolute joy to have known for the last 6 years. I loved being able to celebrate her 100th birthday with her. Will miss her smile and her hugs. RIP my dear friend.

Dawn M Vogt Mar 21 2022 9:51 PM

Loved her from Mag. She was full of joy and lovr

Kay Floarke Mar 21 2022 4:51 PM

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