Ruth E. Loveland, 98, Marshfield, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Atrium Post Acute Care, Marshfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where the visitation will be from 9:00 am on Monday until service time. Rev. Savarimuthu Selvaraj and Deacon Ray Draeger will officiate. Burial will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery and grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Ruth was born on December 16, 1919 in Thorp, to Melvin and Mayme (Deauchamp) Parkhill and moved to Marshfield at the age of 2. She was a 1937 graduate of McKinley High School. She married Jack Loveland on August 16, 1940 in Marshfield. He died on January 19, 1983.
Ruth had been employed at McClellan’s Dime Store, Figi’s and she retired from Mid-State Truck Service in 1988. She also worked for the City of Marshfield Voting Polls and volunteered for the Red Cross Blood Mobile. She was a member of Sacred Heart Parish Council of Catholic Women and the American Legion Auxilliary. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, crafts, bingo, and cards.
Ruth is survived by her children, Thomas (Mary) Loveland of Sparta, John (Corrine) Loveland of Wausau, Mike (Chery) Loveland of Auburndale and Jeff (Pamela) Loveland of Marshfield. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Steve Loveland, Bryan (Vicky) Loveland, Heather (Trent) Schmitt, Shane (Carol) Loveland, Christopher (Robin) Loveland, Mark (Aly) Loveland and Lori (Tony) Gerner and 3 step grandchildren, Anne (Jason) Jandl, Ara (Tracy) Metz and Alana Metz. She is further survived 14 great grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents, husband Jack and a sister, Josephine Dohm.
The family would like to thank the staff at Atrium Post Acute Care for all the wonderful care Ruth received.
Memorials may be designated in Ruth’s name to the Hannah Center or the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com