Ruth Hilda Struchtemeyer, 82, of Lee’s Summit, formerly of Lexington, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2007 at Centerpoint Hospital in Independence.
Ruth was born Aug. 5, 1925 in Higginsville, the daughter of John and Clara Nolte Fasse. She married Leonard Struchtemeyer Sept. 1, 1946 in Higginsville; he preceded her in death on March 27, 1996. Ruth had worked at Dunbrook Shirt Company. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Lexington.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Leland Struchtemeyer and his wife, Susie, of Lexington; one daughter Barbara Struchtemeyer, of Lee’s Summit; two grandchildren; and two sisters, Marie Knipmeyer and Grace Niemeier, both of Higginsville.
In addition to her husband, Leonard, her parents preceded her in death.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity United Church of Christ.
Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Lexington. Burial will be in Lexington Memory Gardens.
Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington.