Ruth I. Beyer

Ruth I. Beyer, 84, of Shawano, passed away at her home on Monday evening, Nov. 13, 2017. She was born on May 3, 1933, in the Town of Pella, a daughter of the late Walter and Irene (Vomastic) Bartz.

On July 12, 1952, Ruth was united in marriage to Raymond Beyer at St. John’s Lutheran Church Hermansfort. She is a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano, where she served on various committees. Ruth enjoyed golfing, bridge and knitting.

Survivors include her husband, Ray, of Shawano; her children, Cheryl Beyer, of Grafton, and Alan (Cheri) Beyer, of Shawano; her grandchildren, Shane (Becky) Beyer, Roanne (Spencer) Austin and Matthew Beyer; her special great-grandsons, Cole and Noah Beyer; her brother, Charles (Bonnie) Bartz; and her sister-in-law, Betty (Carl) Bartz.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

In keeping with Ruth’s wishes, private family services will be held. Memorials are preferred to St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at