Long-time former resident of Sturgis, Helen Ruth Lettau as people know her as Ruthie, 66, took her journey to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at her home in Alvin, Texas. She suffered a couple of years with renal kidney failure Stage 5 and opted for home hospice in her closing days. Funeral arrangements were handled by Claire Brothers Funeral Home in Houston. A service was held on May 8, at Hope Tabernacle in Alvin.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis. The family requests that people not send flowers. Refreshments and fellowship to follow at the Sturgis VFW Club.