Ruth was owner of Patio Pizza with her husband Ralph, who precedes her in death. Also preceding her in death are sisters, Frances Kinney and Billie Bryant and brothers, Forrest and Charles Badge; and a daughter in law, Charlene Daum.
Surviving are her sons, Jim Daum (Glenda) of Hawesville, Steve Daum of Derby and Joe Daum (Mary) of Tell City; sisters, Violet Myers and Murl Sodrel; a brother, Ray Badger of Tell City; nine grandchildren, Shari Burkhardt (Kenny), Jeff Daum, Kim Braunecker (Duane), Stephanie Hoffman (Travis), Michelle Stahly (Neal), Eric Daum (Ashley), Valerie Knieriem (Kyle), Ryan Daum (Rebecca) and Michael Daum (Carrye); 14 great-grandchildren, 5 step-great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM CST Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at St. Paul Church. Rev. Sengole Thomas G. will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4:00-7:00 PM and Wednesday from 9:00-10:30AM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Perry County Special Olympics.