Obit: Rueth, Thomas L. #2 (1952 - 2018)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Rueth, Schmidt, Carlberg, Kind, Schofield, Gumz, Quelle, Mondlock, Rafferty, Bangart, Fleming, Roback, Osowski, Brice

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) /2018

Rueth, Thomas Leo (2 September 1952 – 23 June 2018)

Thomas L. Rueth, age 65, of Loyal, WI died on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his home.

Thomas Leo Rueth was born on September 2, 1952 in Marshfield, the son of Eddie and Florence (Schmidt) Rueth. He attended grade school at St. Anthony’s Catholic School and went on to graduate from Loyal High School in 1971. Thomas worked as a truck mechanic, had a CDL truck license and was known as a jack-of-all trades. On September 25, 1976 he was united in marriage to Anna M. Carlberg at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Loyal by Father Chester Osowski. Thomas loved to fish and hunt and later in life enjoyed singing in the church choir at St. Anthony’s where he was a member.

He is survived by his wife, Anna, son, Travis Rueth of Loyal, daughter, Shana (Dustin) Kind of Willard, 3 grandchildren, Zoey Schofield, Rebbeca Kind and Destiny Kind. He is further survived by siblings; Roger (Alora) Rueth, Sue (Mike) Gumz, Bernadette (Larry) Quelle, Roy (Helen) Rueth, Rose (Neal) Mondlock, Kay (John) Rafferty, a brother-in-law, Donald Bangart and sister-in-law, Marie Rueth.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, his mother and father-in-law, Richard and Irene Carlberg, a sister, Pattie Bangart, brothers, Robert Rueth and Ralph Rueth, nieces, Anna Marie and Angel Dawn, a nephew, Adam and 2 brothers-in-law, Jeff Fleming and Joe Roback.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, June 30, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Loyal. Father Steven Brice will be the Celebrant. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Saturday morning at St. Anthony’s prior to the service.

Online condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Thomas’s family with the funeral arrangements. 



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