Ruthe Beemer

Ruthe Alene (Zimmer) Beemer, June 15, 1952 – August 30, 2018. Daughter of the late Morley and Dorothy Zimmer. Beloved wife for 30 wonderful years to Dan Beemer. Mother of Tonja(Fred) Devries, Aaron (Kelly) Hollis, Doug Beemer, Dan Jr (Jannelle) Beemer, and Greg (Carmella) Beemer. Survived by sisters Janet (Dave) Caldwell, Burlington ON, Nancy (Bill Knapp), Hebert and Marla Zimmer and two brothers Mike (Mary Ellen) Zimmer and Bob Zimmer, all of Chatham. Also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Pat, Morley and Jim Zimmer. At Ruthe’s request there will be no visitation, cremation has taken place. Donations may be directed to Chatham-Kent Hospice. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

23 Comments on “Ruthe Beemer”

  1. Heaven has a beautiful angel today ,she will be watching over Dan the Beemer family and the Zimmer family .Ruthe was a kind and caring ,fun ,loving lady. Have so many great memories of good times from going to penny sales to bingo to craft shows ,wonderful Xmas dinners. Ruthe will be missed by all .We were so lucky to have her in our lives .Rest in peace lovely lady,Tammie George xo

  2. Sincere condolences to Tanja, Aaron & families on your mother’s death. You are in my thoughts.❤

  3. Sorry to hear of Ruthe’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Dear Dan and family. Our sincerest condolences on the passing away of Ruthe. We will be in touch.

  5. Ruthe Beemer ( Grandma’s Bed ) was not known to us until we began doing our events.She was always giving us her time and helping hands.We couldn’t thank her enough for her generosity and all she has done to help us.We are very saddened by the loss of our friend Ruthe.She was strong will and fought as hard as she could. She had a heart of gold and it’s still hard to believe that she is no longer here with us in presence but still living strong in our hearts and mind. Heaven, gain a very special angel. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends. Rest in peace Ruthe.

  6. The Heavens certainly have gained their most precious angel, as we have lost our’s here on earth. May you rest in peace my friend; until we meet again ❤

  7. We are so very sorry to learn of Ruthe’s passing. She was a great lady. May you all find comfort in your many wonderful memories. We offer you our most sincere sympathies, Myra and Shayna.

  8. Dan and family , Zimmer family: Sorry to hear of Ruth’s death . Thinking of you all. Brian and Diane

  9. Ruthe … She was my friend for 34 years! We lost touch with each other after we stopped working at Fleetwood, but reunited years later. We just picked up where had left off! She was a hard working lady and loyal friend. She introduced me to her pillow beds and encouraged me to make them too. Together we started our businesses, swapped material, exchanged ideas constantly, meeting for lunch whenever we could. Last February we went to Cuba together and had a awesome time there, just relaxing! I am so glad we got to spend these last few years doing things together. I was shocked when I read the news of her passing, but I knew she was growing tired of the suffering. She sure did love her family! She would do anything for them … always worrying and trying to make things right. I am sure you will all miss her and the great meals she put on! . I have read the posted words of condolences from her many vendor friends on Facebook and know exactly why there were so many that liked her! My condolences to all of you, the Zimmers and Beemers .. we have lost a great lady!

  10. My condolences to the family of Ruthe
    I just met Ruthe last year at Vendor events and we hit it off right away We had many chats and just wanted you to know Brenda LaCombe Smith that Ruthe told me all about yours and her trip to Cuba, you are very right she did indeed have a blast

    I will miss seeing Ruthe this upcoming fall at our events

  11. I’m so sorry for your loss.

    Everyone who knew Ruthe has a loss, be it months or years of knowing her, I am sure she touched the hearts and lives of all that knew her. She was a terrific lady, fun, funny, and she would tell you what you needed to hear, if you needed to hear it.

    She will be missed dearly. Syotos

  12. rest in peace dear friend- I will always treasure our trips to Shipshewana and our trip to Frankenmuth. My condolences to the family of Ruthe. May God wrap his loving arms around you and bring comfort and peace <3

  13. Dan, Doug, Danny, Greg, and families, We are so saddened by your loss. I know you all loved Ruthe and will miss her very much. We are thinking of you all.
    Kim, Rob Marlene, Lori, Todd and families.

  14. Dan and family…please accept my condolences….I am posting here because I could not find your address….I never met Ruthe but reading all the condolences she must have been a very special person…so sorry for your loss
    Susan Shaw Minshull

  15. I loved talking to Ruthe at every craft show. Ruthe was a great friend to Dan Crawford’s sister Doris Carrothers who also passed away. Her beautiful smile will be missed.

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