Friday, July 31st, 2020
Ruth P. Mueller, age 99, of Maria Stein, passed away on July 30, 2020 at The Gardens at St. Henry, St. Henry, Ohio.
She was born December 23, 1920, in Maria Stein, to the late Augustus and Catherine (Vondrell) Droesch. She married Lawrence Mueller, who passed away August 25, 1989.
Surviving are her children, Gerald "Tom" & Donna Siegrist of Greenville, Sharon & James Jennings of Lewisburg, OH and Linda & John Boeckman of Coldwater; 13 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; a great great grandchild; and daughter-in-law, Barb Siegrist of Fort Recovery.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Melvin Siegrist; great granddaughters, Maria Droesch & Kelsee Brown; and siblings, Hilda & Jerry Schmitz, Eleanor & Richard Fortman, Dorothy & Albert Homan, Mark "Duke" Droesch and Robert Droesch.
She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein and the church's St. Anne's Sodality.
Ruth loved to can all sorts of things from the garden and she helped her kids can as well. She loved to bake homemade rolls, breads and coffee cakes. She loved going to the Relic Chapel in Maria Stein and saying rosaries for her loved ones and special people she knew. Along with her daily rosaries, she loved taking walks in the neighborhood, especially walking by Doc Schwieterman's, where he could see her staying fit.
Ruth's passion was spending time with her family and gathering together at holidays and birthdays with her children and grandchildren. She was truly a great lady who will be dearly missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Monday, August 3, 2020 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein, with Fr. Thomas Brenberger as celebrant. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 9:30 am-10:15 am Monday at the church.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, and condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.