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Visitation

Waters Funeral Home
Saturday September 18th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Memorial Service

Waters Funeral Home
Saturday September 18th, 2021
11:00am

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Johanna J. Rue

Johanna J. Rue, age 81, of Vandalia, MO passed away at 12:15 am Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at home with family by her side.

A memorial service celebrating Johanna's life will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Waters Funeral Home. Bro. Kenny Haddock will officiate. Visitation will be held at 10:00 am until the time of service Saturday at Waters Funeral Home.

Johanna was born on August 1, 1940, in Saint Louis, Missouri the daughter of Francis (Hartman) Taylor.

Survivors included her daughter, Stacey Rue of Vandalia, MO; three granddaughters, Heather (Anthony) Halvosen of Syracuse, IN, Tiffany Reeder of Vandalia, MO, Samantha (Steven) Buchanan of Hannibal, MO; Grandson, Kenneth (Makayla Applebee) Bartley of Mexico, MO; eleven great grandchildren, Jacob, Zachary, Scott, Wayne, Eli, Robert, Coltinn, Makinzie, Carter, Scarlett and Auroa.

She was preceded in death by her Mother, Francis (Hartman) Taylor; Son, Robert D. Rue; Ex-Husband, Richard Rue; Mother-in-law, Floy Early Rue and Father-in-law, Robert David Rue.

Johanna grew up in St. Louis, MO and was a homemaker where she raised children in Louisiana, MO, Pike Station and Atlas, Illinois. After they were grown she worked for St. Andrews Pub prior to moving to Vandalia where she worked for the Tri County Care Center for 18 years. She loved her dogs and fish tanks full of beautiful fish, gardening, fishing, sewing and her flowers especially geraniums, azaleas and roses. She enjoyed going to the boat, shopping, eating out and just going places.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in care of Waters Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Johanna's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com


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A candle was lit in memory of Johanna Rue

Pati Ingram Aug 28 2021 8:31 AM

What a beautiful lady she was. I remember her as kind hearted and funny. I was blessed to call her aunt! Rest In Peace Aunt Johanna!

Julie Richardson Aug 26 2021 8:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Johanna Rue

Theresa Green Aug 26 2021 7:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Johanna Rue

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Jackie wright Aug 26 2021 8:15 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Johanna Rue

James Reeves Aug 26 2021 6:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Johanna Rue

Muriel Martin Aug 26 2021 6:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Johanna Rue

Bro Kenny haddock Aug 25 2021 6:50 PM