Ruth Schilling

Ruth Schilling
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Ruth H. Schilling, nee Voss, 93, of Belleville, IL, born February 7, 1922, in Red Bud, IL, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Aviston Countryside Manor, Aviston, IL.

Mrs. Schilling was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Herbert L. Schilling, whom she married on November 28, 1946, and who died on March 29, 1974; her parents, Charles and Anna, nee Zimmerman, Voss; two brothers, Emil (Dorothy) Voss and Orville (Ruth) Voss; two sisters, Alma (George) Engelbrecht and Esther (Theodore) Burgdorf; and two brothers-in-law, John Parker and Wilbert (Rita) Schilling.

Surviving are her son, Dennis (Sandra) Schilling of Mercer Island, WA;
her daughter, Kathleen (Kevin) Petchulat of Belleville, IL;
four grandchildren, Brad (Erin) Petchulat, Alysia (Abe) Bernardini,
Matt Schilling, and Nicole Schilling;
five great-grandchildren, Cole Wierciszewski,
Claire and Olivia Petchulat,
and Benjamin and Anna Bernardini;
her sister, Hilda Parker of Fullerton, CA;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the funeral home with Rev. Darwin Schrader officiating. Burial will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Ruth Schilling

My Deepest Sympathy in the Loss of Your Mother & Grandmother, Ruth….
May She Rest in Eternal Peace…

Colleen (Kubitschek) Nold


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