Ruth Maxine (Harker) Scheuermann, age 82, of Nauvoo Illinois passed away to be with her Lord and Savior October 20, 2020.
Ruth was born September 25, 1938 to William and Clara Harker in Louisiana Missouri. She graduated from Hamilton High School and married her lifelong partner and loving husband, Kenneth Scheuermann from Carthage in 1957. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, sister, cousin, and Christian friend to many, and she will be deeply missed. She was an avid quilter who made quilts for her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, as well as donating quilts to local charities. She loved serving her Lord wherever she was needed, and was currently attending Bel Air Baptist Church in Keokuk, IA.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lee Scheuermann and two sisters, Mary Keller and Louise Harker.
Ruth is survived by three sisters, Martha Bloyd, Marjorie Helwig, and Anna Hardy, her children Dennis & (Angela) Scheuermann, Arthur & (Cordelia) Scheuermann, and Pam & (John) Witt, her grandchildren Christopher Scheuermann, Chris & (Melanie) Giannell, Alexandra Giannell, Andrew Scheuermann & (Saara Khan), Alex Scheuermann & (Sydney Anderson, fiancé), Anika & (Nicholas) Prahl, Melinda & (Bert) Wolverson, Mary & (Fred) Facker, Julie Sheffler & (Conor McLaughlin), and her great grandchildren Zaia ScheuerKhan, and Michael “Finn” Facker.
Visitation will take place at Printy Funeral home in Carthage on Sunday October 25 from 3-7pm. Funeral will be a grave side service for family Monday October 26, 10am at Carthage cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Tri- State Family Services, 603 Locust St, Carthage, IL 62321.
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