April 2, 1927 - April 27, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00AM Friday, May 1, 2015 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, St. Augusta for Adelaide “Pat” M. Ruehle, 88, of St. Cloud who passed away April 27, 2015 at her residence. Rev. Jose Edayadiyil will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00PM on Thursday, April 30, 2015 and one hour prior to the mass all at church. Parish prayers will be prayed at 7:00PM Thursday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Pat was born on April 2, 1927 in St. Cloud to George and Margaret (Silvernagel) Kloeppner. She married Richard Ruehle on August 21, 1947 in St. Augusta. The couple made their home on the Ruehle family farm. Pat worked at St. Cloud State University in food service for over 25 years. She was a member of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church and Christian Mothers. Pat was outgoing, strong willed, and extremely proud of her children and grandchildren’s accomplishments. She enjoyed cooking, baking, quilting, and reading. Pat’s family always brought a smile to her face and she will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her children, Barb (Rod) Krueger of Minneapolis, Cleo (Jim) Hagerty of Sartell, Ken (Deb) of South Haven, Dennis (Sheri) of South Haven, Ray of South Haven; grandchildren, Michelle, Lisa, Janelle, Erin, Jill, Brian, Eric, Justine, Austin, Paige, Alexa, Camille; 12 great grandchildren; and she greatly anticipated the birth of her 13th great grandchild in June; siblings, Alvera Gohmann of Kimball, Richard (Marion) Kloeppner of Clearwater, and Edna Kieke of St. Cloud.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Richard.