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Ruth B. Toal

December 11, 1924 — September 8, 2017

Ruth B. (Diehl) Toal, nee Kuehner, 92, of Waterloo, IL, died September 8, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. She was born December 11, 1924, in Columbia, IL.

She is survived by her husband Jack B. Toal; children Thomas (Cynthia Wallis-Hill) Diehl, Barbara (Michael) Munger, Kristine (Jerome) Wittenauer, Patricia (Jeffrey) Scace, & Jennifer (David) Trousdale; 12 grandchildren Benjamin (Cristine) Diehl, Jason (Lisa) Diehl, Courtny (Maris) Kozulins Munger, Kelen (A.J.) Tissier, Jacob (Maggie Musso) Wittenauer, Jessica Wittenauer, Madison Scace, Dalton Scace, Ruth Morgan Trousdale, Sydney Trousdale, Brianna Trousdale, & Charlie Trousdale; 5 great-grandchildren; Jack's Children Pat (Rick) Tangeman, John (Cindy) Toal, Jim (Karla) Toal, & David (Libby) Toal; Jack's grandchildren Kevin (Brittany) Tangeman, Justin (Kelly) Toal, Josh (Julie) Toal, Chelsey (Kyle) Hermann, Jacob (Dani) Toal, Megan (Ryan) Lothian, & Ava Margaret Toal; sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her first husband LeRoy H. Diehl; parents Alvin & Elizabeth (nee Toenjes) Kuehner; children Mary & Robert Diehl; and sister Loretta Toenjes.

Ruth was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church - Waterloo, Gibault Women's Club, former florist & business owner, devout Catholic & supporter of Catholic Education. She loved her German Heritage & raising her family in Monroe County. She had an optimistic spirit & her love of life she shared with all who knew her.

4 PM to 8 PM Monday, September 11, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:00 AM Tuesday Quernheim Funeral Home
Funeral Mass:
9:30 AM Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
Msgr. Carl Scherrer officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL


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