Ruth J. Klemme
Birth date: January 1, 1923
Death date: June 1, 2012
Ruth J. Klemme, age 89, of Plymouth, passed away on Friday, June 1st, 2012 at the Plymouth Care Center where she had been a patient for the last 9 months.
She was born in the Town of Rhine on January 1, 1923 daughter of the late Rudolph and Mary (Kaiser) Bunge.
On December 21, 1946 she married Milton O. Klemme, he preceded her in death on August 23, 2003.
She was a homemaker and farm wife and worked at Tecumseh Products for 25 year before retiring.
She is survived by her loving children, daughter, Kaye (Lyle) Theune of Plymouth, William (Kay) Klemme of North Fond du Lac, Thomas Klemme and special friend, Shirley Jawort of Cascade, 6 grandchildren, Kevin Klemme of Rice Lake, Ryan (Kelly) Klemme of Mukwonago, Kelly (Mike) Harms of Sheboygan, Tracy (Jeremy) Walvoord of Howards Grove, Chris Theune of Kiel, and Michael Theune of Plymouth, 6 great grandchildren, Jose Duening, Tyler and Victoria Walvoord, Genasys Harms, Kole and Kami Klemme.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 3 sisters, Eleananor, Mable, and Viola Bunge, and 5 brothers, Rueben, Earl, Milton, and Robert, and Edgar Bunge.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday; June 6th, 2012 at Schneider Funeral Home & Life Tributes of Plymouth, with the Rev. Ernest Huntzinger of Our Shepherd UCC will be officiating. Burial will take place Thursday morning in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Plymouth. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 PM until the time of service.
A memorial fund has been established in the name of Ruth J. Klemme for Our Shepherd UCC in Howards Grove.
Online condolences may be sent through www.schneiderlifetributes.com
Our family would like to thank the staff at Plymouth Family Care for their tender loving care and thank you to Dr. Andrea Gavin for her tender loving care.