Ruth G. Altemeyer

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November 20, 1922 - October 9, 2020
Born in St. Charles, MO
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Ruth Gottwald Altemeyer (nee Schroeder), of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away Friday, October 9, 2020 at the age of 97. Loving wife of the late Wilbert Bill Altemeyer; beloved daughter of the late Anton and Frieda Schroeder; cherished aunt of Carol 'Cookie' (Rocky) Rockwell; treasured godmother of Sherry Niehaus; and is also survived by her wonderful neighbors, Mick and Will. Ruth was also preceded in death by her sister, Bernice Wiegers.

Ruth was a woman full of faith and was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles, MO. She was very generous, kind, and always dedicated her time to looking after others. Ruth was very close with her sister, Bernice and together, they enjoyed their time travelling and making many memories. Ruth was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Ruth's name to Immanuel Lutheran Church Music Fund.

The family invites you to meet them at the graveside at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. There will be signs posted for guidance.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Baue Funeral Homes does require all family members and guests to wear a mask while visiting our facilities. Social distancing is required, and guests should stay at least 6 feet apart. Thank you for your understanding.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Mick and Will October 10, 2020 at 3:34 pm - Reply

    candle 6Ruth was our friend and neighbor for 28 years. She was like family to us. We’ve missed our weekly visits with her at Windsor Place since Covid began, but she was always close in thought and prayer. Rest in peace, dear friend…

  2. Nita Pearl October 10, 2020 at 6:32 pm - Reply

    Both Ruth and Bernice were such nice ladies.

  3. Mary Ann Dames October 13, 2020 at 4:32 pm - Reply

    Ruth, Bernice and their mother Frieda were some classy ladies. Always enjoyed my older cousins. May she rest in peace .

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