Ruth Ellen (Matthews) Seitz passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 15, 2009, at the age of 80. She was born April 30, 1929, in Nevada, the youngest child of Andrew B and Helen (Terry) Matthews. She was united in marriage to Edwin "Ted" Seitz, on April 30, 1955, to this union one son was born.Ruth loved life.
She was preceded in death by her husband on May 16, 1990; her parents; three sisters; and four brothers.
She will be greatly missed by her son, Michael Seitz, of the home in Rich Hill; and several generations of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held at Heuser Funeral Home from 6-7 p.m., today, with pastor Carl Covey officiating; followed by a candle light remembrance service at 7 p.m. Loved ones are encouraged to share their memories.
Honorary pallbearers are: Bob Trammell, Matt Toppass, Norman Todd, Dan Seitz, and Joshua Seitz. Music selections are by Connie Covey, Shelly Schmitt, Carla Toppass, Carl Covey, and Richard Miller.
The family requests memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to the Ruth Seitz Memorial Fund, in care of Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heuser Funeral Home, Rich Hill.