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Ruth Grossmann

August 13, 1921 ~ May 15, 2018 (age 96)

Ruth Grossman passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Funeral services will be held at Waco Memorial Park, 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018, officiated by Wayne Blackshear. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2018 at Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. 

Preceding her in death was her beloved husband Raymond Paul Grossmann, her father Erich H. F. Arnold, her mother Selma Deiss Arnold, brothers Erich R. Arnold and Glenwood Arnold; sisters, Pearl Sherrod and Adina Cox.

She is survived by her sister, Irmgard Althof and many nieces and nephews.  Ruth was born in Greenvine, Texas.  As the oldest child, Ruth helped on the farm and could drive a tractor when she was 13, and was responsible for helping to care for all her younger siblings. She was a hard worker living in hard times. Ruth later worked in sewing factories.  She was a good seamstress and made much of her own clothes. Toward the end, she was prepared and looking forward to her final journey to her heavenly home, and well-deserved rest. 

 

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