Obit: Stencil, Ruth E. (1929 - 2014)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Burkhardt, Cannady, Hornung, Hrobsky, Hutchins, Krause, Lepak, Schroeder, Stencil, Vetter
----Source: The Record - Review (Abbotsford, WI) 12/24/2014
Stencil, Ruth E. (Vetter) (19 AUG 1929 - 14 DEC 2014)
Ruth E. Stencil, 85, Wausau, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Benedictine Living Community, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
She was born Aug. 19, 1929, in Galloway, daughter of the late Bruno and Grace (Cannady) Vetter.
Mrs. Stencil worked at the Marathon Pharmacy, the Fair Store in Wausau and the Marathon Bakery until she married. She met her husband, Marvin, at Rib River Ballroom. He was a musician in a band. They married June 29, 1953, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marathon. The day after the wedding, they moved to Philadelphia. After two years, the couple moved back to Wausau.
She was a member of the Christian Women, the Fatima Council and the Knights of Columbus Ladies. She enjoyed knitting and collecting angels.
Survivors include her husband, Marvin Stencil, Wausau; two children, Randy (Gay) Stencil, Wausau, and Karen (Geoff) Krause, Wausau; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings, Don (Rose Marie) Vetter, California, Patricia Hrobsky, Hamburg, Sara (Jon) Schroeder, Edgar, Jim (Anna Mae) Vetter, Minnesota, Tom (Anne) Vetter, Marathon, Sue (Al) Lepak, Wausau, and Lynne (Norm) Hornung, Marathon.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two siblings, Everette Vetter and Judy Hutchins.
The funeral Mass was held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at The Church of St. Anne, Wausau. The Rev. Alan Burkhardt presided. Burial was in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.
Friends called on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Church of St. Anne.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com.
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