Ruth Anna Stumpf

Godfrey | Tuesday, April 2 2013

Ruth Anna Stumpf, 81, passed away at 6:07 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at her home in Godfrey.

She was born on July 11, 1931 in Brussels, IL, the daughter of Henry and Frances (Bimslager) Hanneken.

She married Benedict M. Stumpf on January 20, 1951 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brussels. He preceded her in death on September 12, 2012.

Ruth worked for A & P and National Foods. She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey and the Alton VFW Post 1308 Ladies Auxiliary

She is survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Jean M. Narup of Alton and Carol & Jerome McGee of Godfrey, a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Frances & John Nolte of Brussels and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Jerome Hanneken and Ronald Hanneken.

Visitation will be from 9:30 am until time of funeral Mass at 10:30 am Friday April 5, 2013 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey with Father Steve Pohlman as celebrant.

Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to St. Ambrose Church in Godfrey, IL.

Online condolences and guestbook may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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