Ruth RenickName: Ruth Renick
Date of Death: 10/26/2012
Age at death: 70
Ruth Ann Renick was born in Dallas, Texas on September 16, 1942 and died at her home in Bradenton, Florida on October 26, 2012 at the age of 70.
With her parents, the late David & Lillian Ashmore, she was raised in West Texas and Joplin, Missouri. She graduated from Joplin High School in 1960 as a National Merit Society student and attended William Woods College and later the University of Missouri-Rolla, Missouri where her husband was in business. She was a talented musician, playing viola with the university orchestra and later in early music groups. She was a founding board member of UMR's public radio station.
She and her husband later moved to St. Louis City's Central West End and maintained a 110 year old row house before their move to Bradenton about 10 years ago.
Ruth Ann's passion was travel and over the years, visited over 100 countries, many more than once. But her real passion was her family and she was an exceptional and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was the friend you wanted to have...honest, understanding, and loving.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years of Bradenton, Murray C. Renick, Jr., her daughter, Angela L. Renick and her son, Gabriel of St. Louis, her son, Murray C. Renick, III and his wife Rachel, and their 2 sons, Murray IV and Emmit of Portland, OR, her brother-in-law, John B. Renick and his wife, Sharon of Rolla, MO and cousin, Bonnie Turner and her husband Hershel of St. Louis.
Ruth Ann, with her husband, was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach, FL 34217. Tidewell Hospice, Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238, was a wonderful caregiver. Memorials to either are appreciated.
Services and burial will take place at a future date in the family plot in Rolla, Missouri.
Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel in charge of arrangements.