Ruth Hildegard Hartel Pierlow passed away November 22, 2018 in Osage Beach, Missouri. She was born to Karl and Martha Drelich Hartel on August 15, 1924, in Breslau, Germany.
She was married to Victor Pierlow in 1955 in Germany while he was stationed there and came to the United States in 1956. They lived most of their married life in California and returned to Missouri in 1986 to care for Vic’s mother, Beulah Burgin Pierlow Hudson.
Ruth’s parents, husband and only daughter from a previous marriage, Rose Marie Irene Lupeats, preceded her in death. Ruth leaves behind several nieces and a host of friends and family who will miss her happy, positive personality.