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Ruth Hesemann - 93

12/9/1921 - 4/18/2015

Clinton

Ruth E. Hesemann age 93 of Clinton passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Alverno Health Care Facility. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at St. John Lutheran Church Clinton. Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. until the service time Wednesday at the church. Following the service, cremation rites will be accorded with burial at a later date in the Bushnell National Cemetery in Florida. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Ruth was born in Chicago on December 9, 1921, the daughter of Frederick and Alma (Borck) Wickboldt. She married Richard A. Hesemann on September 6, 1947 in Chicago. Richard passed away in 2005. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. Ruth had been a homemaker and was very active in volunteering for the church, school, hospital and for the LWML. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards and following the Cubs.

Ruth is survived by two children; Joyce (David) Martinez of Clinton and Richard F. (Colleen) Hesemann of Seneca, SC; five grandchildren, Vicki (Drew) Haussmann, Brian (Stacy) Martinez, Amy (Adam) King, Deborah Martinez and Nathan Hesemann and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and two brothers, William and Walter Wickboldt. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully suggest memorials be made in Ruth’s name to Bethesda or St. John Preschool.

Visitation:

Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. until the service time Wednesday at the church.

Service:

. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at St. John Lutheran Church Clinton.

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