Ruth Selma Suick, 86
Ruth Selma Suick, of Antigo, died peacefully at her home on December 25, 2017 next to her little honey and surrounded by her family. She was under the care of LeRoyer Hospice.
Ruth was born on May 28, 1931 to the late Arnold and Erna (Gruenberg) Robrecht. On January 7, 1956 she was united in marriage to John “Pete” Suick at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church.
Ruth was a graduate of Antigo High School. She was a homemaker, and she loved staying home to take care of her children. When she was able, she loved going to the casino and spending time at the family cottage. She was a wonderful cook, and loved knitting. She knitted thousands of hats for children in need over the years.
She was a member of Ss. Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church.
In addition to her husband, survivors include 4 children, Steve (Karen) Suick of Antigo, Sandra (Russell) Hauge of London, OH, Bill (Patricia) Suick of Verona, and Barbara (Bob Badger) Suick of Hudson; 8 grandchildren, Jonathan, Mike, Ben, Ella, Nate, Alex, Scott, and Sam; 2 great-grandchildren, Lucas and Lincoln; 2 sisters, Betty Piper and Julie Horn; a brother, Thomas Woods; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Carol Yarie and Audrey Harmon; a brother, Jim Robrecht; and her niece and nephews, Nancy Jones, Tom Piper, and Jerry Piper.
A memorial mass will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 30 at Ss. Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church, with Fr. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Visitation will be 12:30-1:00 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials in Ruth’s name may be directed to LeRoyer Hospice.
The family expresses a special thank you to Jayne Zelazoski for her many years of wonderful care and generosity.