Age 86, peacefully on Sunday, February 25, 2018, of Carrick, formerly of the South Side Slopes. Daughter of the late Bertram and Sophie (Fromelsberger) Egler; beloved wife of the late Edward J. Yeager for 64 years; loving mother of Karen (Dennis) Kwolek, Edward (Elise), Michael (Kellie) and Keith (Jodie) Yeager. Survived by 11 grandchildren, Jeffrey, David, Joshua, Arin, Joseph, Michael, Lacey, Derek, Kaitlyn, Payton and Kaleb; and five great- grandchildren, Victoria, William, Noah, Zachary and Oliver; sister of the late Mae (Egler) Vavrek. Also mourning her passing are numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. As a young woman, Ruth started her career as a bookkeeper at the Rosembaum Company located in South Side, a position she held until becoming a wonderful and loving wife and mother. Ruth spent many hours supporting her children's activities through St. Basil Church and School and the Carrick community. When her children were grown, she went back to work at the local Carrick Card and Cake shop before joining the staff at Esther's Candy Store. She enjoyed making various chocolate candies and explain just how to identify each piece to her family whether it be a chocolate covered cherry or carmel, she loved them all. Ruth enjoyed sharing daily events with coworkers and her numerous friends throughout the community, but after 17 years of service, she retired to enjoy life with her husband and family. Family and friends received Tuesday and Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the READSHAW FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1503 Brownsville Road, Carrick. Funeral Prayer will be held on Thursday at 9:45 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in the Holy Apostles Parish, Saint Basil Church. Interment Birmingham Cemetery. Send condolences to:
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PostedFebruary 27, 2018