- Neelys Landing man shot, killed by highway patrol trooper after traffic stop (05/01/16)43
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)49
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)8
- River Ridge Winery changes hands (05/02/16)
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- 2016 All-Missourian Boys Basketball (04/29/16)
- Statement: Man says copsí good work drove him to grow his own marijuana (05/01/16)1
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Hopper Road to close for months during construction of Veterans Drive (04/27/16)9
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Olga A. Ruessler, 92, of Perryville died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the home of a daughter.
She was born July 2, 1919, in Cape Girardeau County, daughter of Adolf and Flora Petzoldt Koenig. She and Herbert Ruessler were married Sept. 2, 1939. He preceded her in death April 23, 1994.
Mrs. Ruessler was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, LWML and Berean Bible Study Group. She loved bowling, gardening and quilting.
Survivors include three sons and two daughters, Leroy H. (Placida) Ruessler of Longtown, Mo., Barbara (Glennon) Moore of Perryville, Carole (Donald) Hager of Uniontown, Mo., Donald (Mary) Ruessler and Jerry (Linda) Ruessler of Perryville; a brother, Paul Koenig of Farmington, Mo.; four sisters, Leona Thomas of Des Moines, Iowa, Esther Reisenbichler of Chaffee, Mo., Nelda Leinger of Bloomsdale, Mo., and Olivia Yeagers of Humboldt, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two sisters, Melva Petty and Rosie Pierce.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials are preferred to Southeast Hospice, Serenity Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association.