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“Worked with Wil for a number of years with the KC Royals. Great and loyal individual. Always very pleasant and easy going. Hard worker and very...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Jerry Stephens - Coworker

“Words can't describe how sad in spirit about the passing of Ardy and Wilbur Rutenschroer. During the time I was there caring for Mrs. Ardy, I was...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kelli Bradshaw (Visiting Angels Homecare)

“I had the good fortune to be a player on the 1963 undefeated championship team that Wil coached, as well as in 1964. He was a very inspirational...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: JIM SCHUBERT - NORTH BEND, OH

“What a great guy Wil was! He accomplished much in his life, and had a very positive and enduring influence on the young people he taught and coached....Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jerry & Debby Reinstatler

“Amy,You and your Family are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care.Dave, Laura, and Rosalie Pictor ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Pictor - Cincinnati, OH

“I am so sorry,Amy at the loss of your parents.You,your family and your parents are certainly in my prayers.May the Lord bless and keep you and your...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Doris Berning - Hebron, KY

“Played for Coach on 1963 undefeated team. At 50 year reunion, he remembered us all & related numerous stories about everyone. Important man for all...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Paul McFarland - Estero, FL

“I remember playing football games in Mr Rutenschoer,s backyard and he would watch us from his back porch. I also remember him cutting the fish in...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Reinstatler - Neighbor

“I have fond memories of Mr Rutenschoer watching us play football in his backyard from his back porch. I also remember him cutting the fish behind his...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Reinstatler - Neighbor

“Drew Vogel - student at Oak Hills High School 1958-1962.Played for Ruty on the very first Oak Hills football team and until I was a senior.Great guy....Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Drew Vogel - Cincinnati, OH


RUTENSCHROER, Wilbur A., beloved husband of the late Ardythe Rutenschroer (Nee MacPherson). Loving father of Steve (Missy) Rutenschroer, April (Greg) Colvin, Amy (Ted) Hartig, Michael (Heidi) Rutenschroer and the late Gary Rutenschroer. Devoted grandfather of Lindsey (Patrick) Craft, Brad (Katie) Rutenschorer, Nathan (Lauren Kuley) Colvin, Griffin (Mallory) Colvin, Mitchell (Aryn) Colvin, Maggie (Jeromy) Ehlman, Hannah Hartig, Emma Hartig. Clay (Erin) Rutenschroer, Max (Abbie) Rutenschroer and great grandfather of 13. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 87 years of age. Visitation for both Wil and Ardy at St. Simon the Apostle Church, 825 Pontius Road, Friday from 9:30 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Memorials may be made to Elder High School Annual Fund, 3900 Vincent Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205. B.J. Meyer Sons Funeral Home serving the family. www.bjmeyer.com