Ruth Mae Peth, 69, of Sparta, died Monday, May 9, 2022 at home. She was born in Sparta, on October 20, 1952 to Owen and Thelma (Toms) Seekamp.
She grew up on the family farm outside of Ontario, and graduated from Brookwood High School in 1971. She married Wayne Peth on August 5, 2000.
She was extremely proud of her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. She also loved playing Bingo.
She is survived by her brothers, Keith Seekamp, David (Judy), John, Erwin, Danny (Deb), Eugene, Eddy, Roger, Gerry, and Tom Seekamp; sisters, Barbara Fritz, Marge (Lenny) Wnuk, Nancy Ulik, Carol Tischer, Elaine Bender, Sherry (Chris) Wilkinson, Terry (Rick) Martens, and Tammy Kusak; grandchildren, Page and Ryan Peth, KateLynn Fields, Gage, and Blade Jacob Ponds; many neices and nephews; and great neices and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Owen and Thelma Seekamp; brothers, Vernon, Russell, Robert, James, Donald, and Paul Seekamp; and sister, Helen Safranek.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta. Pastor Tom Church will be officiating.
Visitation will be from 12 pm to the time of services, at the funeral home.
Online condonlences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com.
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.