(nee Muehlenberg) It is with sadness and love the family of Ruthanne Stuart announces her passing on November 14, 2020, at the age of 76.
Ruthanne will be deeply missed by her devoted husband, Bob, married 54 years. She was the proud mother to Robert Carl Jr. (Christine), Kurt (Cristina), and William (Erika); adoring and adored grandmother of Robert III, Sarah, Keaton, William, Aidan, Nathan, Lauren, and Kale; and treasured friend of Cayden and Ayla; beloved sister to John (Pat), Ernst (Debbie), Alice (Ernie) Sonnenschein, Rose (Drew) Windham, Jay (Nancy), and Rita Gray; loving “Auntie Ruthie” to 20 nieces and nephews; and further survived by many friends and family members.
Ruthanne was preceded in death by her parents, Ernst and Ruth Muehlenberg.
Ruthanne will be remembered for her fierce love of family, selfless nature, intelligence, determination, strong faith, and beautiful laugh. She loved nothing more than bringing family and friends together. Ruthanne’s deep optimism and positivity allowed her to overcome the many challenges she met throughout life, never allowing them to define her.
An online Memorial Service will be available on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM. on the Krause Funeral Home Website.
A celebration of Ruthanne’s life will be scheduled in the near future and will be open to all family and friends who would like to attend. Details will be shared as they become available.
“Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life,
you can barely remember what life was like without them.”
Author Anna Taylor