OBITUARY: New Haven: Ruth Anne "Ruthie" Riegel (July 3, 1944 - Feb. 21, 2012)

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Ruth Anne "Ruthie" Riegel, 67, of New Haven, Mo, passed away on Tues., Feb. 21, 2012 at Mercy Hospital, Washington, Mo.

Mrs. Riegel was born in New Haven on July 3, 1944, the daughter of the late Sylvester and Mary Alice (Hatfield) Hoerstkamp.

Ruthie was the wife of Leon Riegel and were married Nov. 10, 1963 in New Haven.  He survives in New Haven.

Ruthie is also survived by two daughters Leanne Bauer & husband Pat of New Haven and Mary Beth Otten & husband Tim of Camdenton, a son Chad Riegel & wife Jenni of St. James, a daughter-in-law Patty Riegel of New Haven, two sisters Mitzi Bean & husband Gene of New Haven and Sarah Stock of New Haven, two brothers-in-law Wayne Riegel & wife Jerine of Washington and Jim Riegel of Washington, nine grandchildren, Adam & Josh Riegel, Megan & Mackenzie Bauer, Brook Kluba, Caleb & Sophia Otten and Kayle & Max Riegel.

Mrs. Riegal is preceded in death by her parents, a son Kurt Riegel, a brother John Hoerstkamp and a sister-in-law Bonnie Riegel.

She was a member of Assumption Church in New Haven. Ruthie and her sister owned and operated the Country Kitchen for several years. She then ran the cafeteria for AARP and owned her own catering business. In her later years she worked for Metalcraft.

Visitation will be Friday 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven, Mo.

Funeral Services will be held at the Assumption Church, at 10:00 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 25, with Father John Deken officiating.

Burial will be at New Haven Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. C/O Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home.