Ruth Braeutigam, 99, nee Brannies, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Jacqui Lirette officiating. Visitation was held beforehand.
Graveside services and interment followed at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Hilda United Methodist Church Cemetery in Mason County.
Mrs. Braeutigam was born Jan. 1, 1919, in Riesel, the daughter of Gustave Charles Brannies and Milda Elizabeth Brandenberger Brannies. She married John Wolfgang Braeutigam Jr. on June 5, 1942, in Miami, Florida. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, John W. Braeutigam III and his wife, Judy, of Tucson, Arizona, and Glenn Michael Braeutigam of Fredericksburg, and three grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Braeutigam was preceded in death by three sisters, Lorena Kobs, Estella Schmidt and Agnes Smith, and a brother, Reuben Braeutigam.