Ruth M. Brobst, 94, of Brodhead passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Woods Crossing in Brodhead. Ruth was born on August 7, 1925 in Decatur Township to George and Rose (Schneider) Nenneman. She married Roger Brobst on February 17, 1950. Roger preceded her in death on August 3, 2017. Ruth was active in her faith and church membership at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. She served the church in many roles over the years, including Choir Director, Ladies Aid and as a Sunday School Teacher. Ruth was devoted to the “White Gift” food pantry and served as a past President. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary.
Survived by her daughter, Vicki (Steve) Krattiger; sisters, Dorothy Nenneman of Brodhead and Nancy Montgomery of Janesville; special friend, Joyce Nipple and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Roger, sister, Virginia Springsted and brother, Robert Nenneman.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead. DL Newcomer Funeral Home assisted the family. To express online condolences, please visit: www.dlnewcomerfuneralhome.com.
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