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