Ruth M. Deien

Ruth M. Deien, nee Horstmann, age 88 of Breese, died Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Breese Nursing Home.

She was born February 28, 1927 in Little Prairie to Herman and Katherine (Rohr) Horstmann: they preceded her in death.

She married Elmer “Emmie” Deien on April 9, 1947 at St. Anthony Church in Beckemeyer and he preceded her in death on January 18, 2007.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in by a death a son, Bradley Deien; brother, Charles Horstmann; sisters, Florence Weh and Johanna Furtwengler; brothers-in-law, Harold Weh, Charles Furtwengler, and Clarence “Becky” Beckmann; and a sister-in-law, Bertha Horstmann.

Surviving is a daughter Bonnie (Dean) Mickelson of Bartelso; 4 grandchildren, Wyatt (Sarah) Mickelson, Wade (Stacy) Mickelson, Stacey (Brian) Becker, and Chad (Anna) Kuhn; 10 great-grandchildren, Hayle Jo, Hayden, and Leah Mickelson, Hailey Kohlbrecher, Sadie Varel, Trent, Colby, and Easton Becker, Lydia and Afton Kuhn; a daughter-in-law, Sandy Deien of Breese; a sister-in-law, Florence Beckmann of Sandoval; and a special family friend, Sachiko Lynne of Grandy, NC.

Ruth was a homemaker and member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday December 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Chuck Tuttle officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic-St. Augustine Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday December 11 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday December 12 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

Memorials can be made to the Clinton County Humane Society or to the National Kidney Foundation and will be received at the funeral home.

Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230
618-526-7144

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