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Ruth Zittel

November 25, 1920 — May 26, 2018

Ruth S. Zittel, 97, of Sheboygan, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Sheboygan Senior Community Center in Sheboygan. She was born November 25, 1920 in Sheboygan to Barney and Gertha (Bogen) Stenske. Ruth attended Immanuel Lutheran Grade School, graduated from Sheboygan High School with the class of 1938, and went on to graduate from Business College in Chicago, IL.
On April 25, 1944 she was united in marriage to Reinhold Zittel at Trinity Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on August 19, 1996. Ruth worked in the corporate office of the H.C.Prange Company for 25 years. She enjoyed volunteering, for 30 years, at Beach Health Care, the former Sheboygan Retirement Home, and as an editor of it's monthly newsletter, "The Beachcomber." Her family was her greatest joy and she enjoyed creating many great memories with them
Ruth was the proud mother of two sons, John B. (Kathie) Zittel and Tom R. (Gloria) Zittel, grandchildren; Megan (Joel) Van De Kreeke, Molly (Gary) Oehldrich, Amanda (Brian) Reichert, Philip (Mindy) Zittel, and Jacob Zittel, great-grandchildren; Gavin and Camden Van De Kreeke, Alexander, Allison, and Paige Oehldrich, Torsten Zittel, Kennedy Zittel, McKenna and Ethan Pleasant, she is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Robert (Alice) Stenske and Donald (Betty) Stenske.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church 1127 Eisner Ave., Sheboygan, with Pastor Adam Barkley officiating. Inurnment will take place at Wildwood Cemetery. Relatives and friends may visit with the family from 1:30 PM until the time of service at the CHURCH.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Luther Memorial in Ruth's name.

Visitation
Sunday, June 3, 2018
1:30 PM 6/3/2018 1:30:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/3/2018 2:00:00 PM
Luther Memorial Lutheran Church

1127 Eisner Ave.
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1127 Eisner Ave. Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Memorial Service
Sunday, June 3, 2018
2:00 PM 6/3/2018 2:00:00 PM
Luther Memorial Lutheran Church

1127 Eisner Ave.
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1127 Eisner Ave. Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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