Ruth Riess, 93, of Altamont, formerly of Effingham, died at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center, Altamont.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Lutheran Care Center Chapel, Altamont, with the Rev. Dr. James Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Altamont. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time. Memorials may be made to Lutheran Care Center Heart-to-Heart. Gieseking Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.