Ruth Johanna Marie (Wissmann) Biermann
Ruth Johanna Marie (Wissmann) Biermann of Craig, Missouri died May 29, 2012 at Tiffany Heights Care Center at the age of 90.
Mrs. Biermann was born at Albert, Kansas near Great Bend, Kansas on July 10, 1921 to Carl and Lydia (Drewes) Wissmann. She was baptized at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Albert, Kansas on August 7, 1921. She attended grade school near Albert. In 1928 the family moved to Dodge City, Kansas where she finished grade school and attended high school. She was a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church, Jetmore, Kansas.
Due to the health of her family during the dust bowl years, her family moved to a farm near Verdon, Nebraska in 1936 and in 1938 to a farm northeast of Falls City, Nebraska.
On February 3, 1941, she married Bruno Biermann of Craig, Missouri at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, north of Falls City, Nebraska. They lived on a farm at Big Lake, Missouri for 17 years. She was a homemaker and helped her husband farm. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Craig, Missouri where she was a member of the Lutheran Ladies Aid and taught Sunday school.
In 1956, when Concordia Lutheran Church, Mound City was organized, she became a charter member there. She was also a member of the Lutheran Ladies Aid and taught Sunday school.
In 1958 Bruno, Ruth and their family moved to their present home, northeast of Craig, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruno Biermann on March 29, 1997; a daughter, Donna Ruth Biermann; her parents, Carl and Lydia (Drewes) Wissmann, Falls City, Nebraska; and a brother, Meinert Wissmann and sister, Delores Huebner, both of Falls City, Nebraska.
Survivors: include three sons, Duane of the home, Dean (Dottie) all of Craig, Missouri and Daryl, of Mound City, Missouri; two granddaughters, Danelle (Nick) Weiderholt, of Olathe, Kansas and Deanna (Michael) Mandrick, of Maryville, Missouri; brother-in-law, Bill Huebner and sister-in-law, Evelyn Wissmann, both of Falls City, Nebraska; and numerous nieces and nephews.
At Ruth’s Baptism she became a child of God by God’s love and mercy through the Holy Spirit. And as Ruth lived her life she knew through Faith that Christ died for her sins. She knew she could do nothing to earn her salvation because our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ had done it all for her.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Concordia Lutheran Church. Interment IOOF Cemetery, Craig, Missouri. The Family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Pettijohn & Crawford Funeral Home, where friends may call after 4:00 P.M. Friday. The Family suggests memorial gifts to Concordia Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.