Shelbyville Daily Union

Obituaries

September 16, 2013

Ruth Caroline Jesgarz

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Ruth Caroline Jesgarz

Altamont

Ruth Caroline Jesgarz, 80, of Altamont, died at 11:15 a.m., Saturday, September 14, 2013 at her home.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont with Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont and for one hour prior to service time at the church. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, A.L.I.S., Altamont, Trinity Lutheran School, Stewardson, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Wheaton, or Trinity Lutheran School, St. George, Utah.

Ruth was born on Thursday, May 25, 1933 in Montrose, IL to George and Martha (Salzman) Blievernicht. She married Karl Heinz Jesgarz on August 14, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wheeler. He preceded her in death in 2011. She was a graduate of Valparaiso University and taught at Bible Grove and then retired after many years of teaching at Altamont Lutheran Interparish School.

She is survived by her sons; Frederick (Janet) Jesgarz of Washington, Utah and Peter (Sherri) Jesgarz of Shelbyville, daughter, Mary (Diego) Ferrer of Wheaton, brother, John (Irene) Blievernicht of Dieterich, sister, Mary Bushur of Greenwood, Indiana and 11 Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com

 

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