Janelle K. Ruth

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Saturday, April 5, 2014 9:00am-12pm

  • Visitation Location

    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton

    • Full Obituary

      Janelle K. Ruth, 63, of Summerfield, died April 3, 2014 at her home.

      Ms. Ruth was born June 3, 1950 in Belleville to LeRoy and Mabel (Ranz) Ruth; they preceded her in death.

      She married Alvin Schmitt on August 19, 1983 in Trenton; he preceded her in death on April 22, 2007.

      In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Herbert and Elvera (Holtman) Schmitt; sisters-in-law, Marlene “Sis” Schmitt and Connie Schmitt; and a brother-in-law, Terry Litteken.

      Surviving are her children, Cheryn (fiancé Ryan Veath) Schmitt of Breese and Roy (Katie Parker) Schmitt of Summerfield; a granddaughter, Brooke Parker; her fiancé, Wally Cychner of Summerfield; sisters, Dolores (Elton) Leppke of Carrington, ND, Gwen (Bernard) Feldt of Trenton, and Gail Ruth of Breese; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Floyd Schmitt of Trenton, Juanita (Dean) Zurliene of Summerfield, Laura Litteken of Trenton, Dee (Jim) Emig of Bartelso, and Bernard (Charity) Schmitt of Highland.

      Janelle retired from AT&T as a communications dispatcher.

      Visitation will be Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.

      Memorials can be made to the family’s wishes and will be received at the funeral home.

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