Ruth G. Hucek, 93, Anna's House in New Franken, died Thursday, August 23, 2012 at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center. She was born December 29, 1918 in the Town of Ahnapee to Frank and Sarah (Herrison) Wierichs.
Ruth graduated from the Algoma High School. She married Marvin Hucek in Algoma on June 9, 1942. She worked as a waitress and made all the pies for the Forestvilla Hall in Forestville in the late 60's early 70's. But mainly Ruth was a stay at home mom taking care of her six children. She enjoyed crocheting and she made afghans for all her children and many of the grandchildren. She was an excellent cook and baker. Ruth was a member of the Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church in Maplewood since her marriage to Marvin in 1942. The most important thing in Ruth's life was her family.
Ruth is survived by her six children Jean Neuville, Green Bay; Don (June), Forestville; Allen (Peggy), New Franken; Gail (Bill) Popp, Green Bay; Sue (Steve) Pillow, Lee's Summit, MO; and Jeff (Laurie), Crivitz; 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and one sister-in-law Lillian Hucek, Allouez; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Marvin on September 17, 1984, one brother Elmer (Eleanor) Wierichs and one sister Marie (Ray) Kostichka.
Friends may call at the SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma from 4 - 8 p.m. on Monday August 27, 2012 and then after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, Maplewood until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Anthony Birdsall and Deacon Paul Zenefski officiating. Prayer service 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial in the Old Holy Name of Mary Cemetery.
Family and friends may sign the online guest book at http://www.schinderle.com/.