Virginia Beach – Ruth “Wild Ruth” Saunders, 81 died June 10, 2015. Ruth was born in South St. Paul, MN to the late Albert and Lillian Hilger Shepard. She had retired from Creeds Elementary School after 29 years of service. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Amos L. Saunders.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Michael Bradberry (Tina) of Virginia Beach and Nina Gilbert (Buddy) of Virginia Beach; sisters, Jeanette Wichtl and Mary Ann Butler; grandchildren, Lance, Brandon and Bradley; great grandchildren, Andrea, Austin, and Kennedy; and special friend and companion, Myron Waterfield, Sr.
The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake on Monday from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm with a life celebration service following. Memorial donations may be made to Creeds Vol. Fire and Rescue. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com.
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