Ruth A. Shuda
Ruth Arlene Shuda, 80, Stevens Point, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, with a Bible vigil at 6:30 p.m. and again from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday.
may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Shuda was born March 3, 1935, in Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late James and
Myrtle (Smith) Thompson, one of 14 children.
married to DeLoyd Shuda Sr. July 12, 1952, in Charleston, S.C. He died in 1998.
couple moved to Stevens Point in 1955, and she began working at the Telephone
Company. She also served as a food server in cafeterias at local public
schools, and later worked at A&B Pasty Shop and Worzella Publishing.
volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul shop food pantry.
She was a
member of the canasta club for 40 years.
include two sons, DeLoyd Jr. (Mary) Shuda and Joseph Shuda, both of Stevens
Point; one daughter, Diane Shuda, Stevens Point; one sister, Anna Mae Parks,
Pennsylvania; one sister-in-law, Marlene Ostrowski, Stevens Point; three
grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
also preceded in death by nine brothers and one sister.