Schisler, Ruth Irene, Saginaw, Michigan


Our dear mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend went to her heavenly home December 6, 2011 to enjoy the Glory of her eternal home with her Lord who held out His hand and said "Come with Me". Ruth was the adopted daughter of the late Oscar and Johanna Ruff. She was a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Bridgeport. She enjoyed shopping, gardening and most of all spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ruth owned her own Beauty Shop and later worked for Saginaw Steering Gear, retiring after 31 years. Surviving are her daughter Renae (Jack) Goschke; her daughter-in-law, Kathy (Mike) Risinger; two grandsons, Matthew (Jennifer) Goschke, Bryan (Shannon) Goschke; five great-grandchildren, Aaron and Andrew Goschke, and Gracie, Emma and Ava Goschke; one sister, Virginia Bulmer of California; nieces, nephews, and many other loving family members and friends. Ruth was predeceased by her son, Terry Schisler and by her brothers, Merle, Claude and Elwood Schnieder. A special 'Thank You' to the staff at Bickford Cottage and Southern Care Hospice for the wonderful care they provided. The funeral service will take place on Monday, December 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Rd (S-M47). Chaplain Donald Bennett will officiate with entombment to follow at Oakwood Mausoleum. Friends and family are welcome to gather at the funeral home on Sunday December 11 from 1-8 p.m. Memorial offerings are suggested to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Bickford Cottage, and Southern Care Hospice. www.reitzherzberg.com