Ruth Krautter, 100, of Portland, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Slate Belt Nursing and Rehab, in Bangor.
Ruth was born in Germany on Jan. 13, 1911. She was the daughter of the late Heinrich and Marie (Weinmann) Lang.
Ruth was married to her husband, Willy Krautter, for 56 years. She was predeceased by her husband and a grandson, Eric Kemmerer. Ruth was a life member of The Rosicrucian Order A.M.O.R.C.
Surviving are four daughters, Borghild Kemmerer and her husband, George, Dietlind Crain and her husband, Howard, Heilgard Kemmerer and her husband, Frank, and Wiltrud Miller and her husband, Walter; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Annemarie Troster of Germany; and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Lanterman and Allen Funeral Home, 27 Washington St., East Stroudsburg, for a memorial service.
Memorial donations may be made to The Rosicrucian Order A.M.O.R.C — Rosicrucian Park, San Jose, California, 95191.
Lanterman and Allen Funeral Home