Ruth C. Bohnenstiehl


Ruth C. Bohnenstiehl, age 89 of Pocahontas, IL, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.

She was born on June 13, 1930, in Alhambra, IL, the daughter of Edward C. and Lillie P. (nee Francke) Mollet.

On November 19, 1949, she married Earl G. Bohnenstiehl at Marine, IL. He passed away on October 13, 2012.

She was a member of Grantfork United Church of Christ. She was also a member of Order of Eastern Star #524 Highland, IL – Woodman of the World – Hannah White Shrine – Royal Neighbors of America.

Ruth was born in Alhambra Township on the family farm. It was there she grew up and attended Alhambra High School, graduating in 1947. She then attended Highland High School, graduating in 1948. Following her marriage she lived between Marine and Alhambra, then she and her husband moved to a farm north of Grantfork in 1966. She has lived there every since being a good farm wife, helping on the farm with all of the chores. She enjoyed gardening, canning, dancing, playing cards and time spent with family.

Survivors include :
Son – Eugene E. (Linda) Bohnenstiehl, Highland, IL
Son – Robert E. (Margaret “Maggie”) Bohnenstiehl, Highland, IL
Daughter – Jeanette B. (Mitchell D.) Schuster, Highland, IL
Daughter – Karen L. (James) Leadbetter, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Shannon R. (Jonathon) Good, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Janean R. (Rande) Hediger, Grantfork, IL
Grandchild – Kyle R. (Significant Other Katie Hanser) Bohnenstiehl, Alhambra, IL
Grandchild – Brian M. Schuster, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Eric A. (Misty) Kuegler, Grantfork, IL
Grandchild – Elizabeth R. (Andrew) Hellmann, Bartelso, IL
Grandchild – Dale E. Bohnenstiehl, New Douglas, IL
Grandchild – Rachel N. Leadbetter, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Bridget L. (Fiance Drew Koonce) Leadbetter, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Emma J. Schuster, Grantfork, IL
Great Grandchild – Alesha R. Good
Great Grandchild – Katherine A. Good
Great Grandchild – Garrett M. Good
Great Grandchild – Breanna S. (Significant Other Jordan Wilson) Hediger
Great Grandchild – Jada H. Hediger
Great Grandchild – Kaleb S. Bijarro
Great Grandchild – Andreux E. Kuegler
Great Grandchild – Colton E.L. Kuegler
Great Grandchild – Rilee M. Koonce
Great Grandchild – Jackson M. Hellmann
Step Grandchild – L. Susie (Mike) Korte
Step Grandchild – Jeff D. (Jessica) White
Step Grandchild – Stephanie L. (Larry) Holt
Step Great Grandchild – Chelsey L. Burke
Step Great Grandchild – Megan J. Mettler
Step Great Grandchild – Andrew A. Mettler
Step Great Grandchild – Ashley Korte
Step Great Grandchild – Michael Korte
Step Great Grandchild – Xavier Korte
Step Great Grandchild – Neilah Korte
Step Great Grandchild – Zayden White
Brother – Earl Mollet, O’Fallon, MO
Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law – Betty Jane (Joe) Middleton, Henderson, KY
Nieces and Nephews – Many .
Special Nephew – Everett (Pam) Bohnenstiehl, St. Jacob, IL

She was preceded in death by :
Father – Edward C. Mollet – Died 12/28/1974
Mother – Lillie P. Mollet nee Francke – Died 6/14/1983
Husband – Earl G. Bohnenstiehl – Died 10/13/2012
Grandchild – Amanda M. Kuegler – Died 2/24/2016
Sister-In-law – Doris L. Mollet – Died 6/30/2016

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Grantfork United Church of Christ in Grantfork, IL.

Funeral Service/Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Grantfork United Church of Christ in Grantfork, IL, with Rev. Tim A. Darmour-Paul officiating.

Interment will be at Grantfork U.C.C. Cemetery in Grantfork, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grantfork United Church of Christ.

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