Obituary: Ruth Comfort
Ruth E. Comfort, 100 of Rhinelander, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Ruth was born June 6, 1918 in Mascoutah, Ill., to Hugo and Elizabeth Schmeing.
She is survived by her son, Terry (Debbie) Comfort of Youngsville, N.C.; daughter, Cathy (Bill) Stanfield of Rhinelander; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; daughter, Charissa; a sister and brother.
The visitation for Ruth will be held on Monday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Rhinelander, with Fr. Michael Tupa, Deacon Ron Bosi and Deacon Michael Harvey officiating. Inurnment will take place at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Ruth may be given to Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Grade School. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)