Ruth Frances Gies (Schneider)

1925 - 2018


Ruth Frances Gies (Schneider), 92 yrs, of Temperance, MI, died Thursday July 12, 2018, in Ebeid Residence Hospice, Sylvania, OH. Friends may call at Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Monday July 16, 2018, from 2-8 PM. She will lie in state on Tuesday July 17, 2018, from 10 AM until the Mass of the Resurrection at 11 AM in St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI. Fr. Bob Bauer of St. Mary's, Our Lady Queen of Families Parrish will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ida, MI.


Born December 6, 1925, in Maybee, MI. Ruth was the daughter of Daniel and Caroline (Gramlich) Schneider. She married Kenneth Gies on October 20, 1945, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Maybee, MI. She worked for Bargain City, Toledo, OH, for 30 years. She was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI and was part of the Christian Mothers. Ruth loved to crochet, play cards, travel, camp and especially loved spending time with grandchildren and great/great-great grandchildren.


Survivors include: sons, Jim (Letha), Bernard (Cindy), Daniel (Donna); daughters, Linda Woollard, Shirley (Brian) Williams, Kathy (Terry) Winter, Carolyn (Todd) Falkenberg; 29 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Alan Gies, grandchildren, Cara Farris, Sheri Williams, Anya Farris, a brother, Roy, a sister, Eunice Miller, son-in-law, Robert Woollard and a daughter-in-law, Gale Gies.


Memorial contributions can be made to: The Family.