She was a second generation Texan, born Aug. 30, 1921 in the Norse Community to Adolph E. Schulze and Belinda Matson Schulze. Ruth Schulze and Clyde Sanders were married on Jan. 15, 1949 in Clifton. Ruth had been a resident of Karnes City for fifty years. She was a former member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Karnes City; a member of the Order of Eastern Star; and a member of the Pink Ladies Auxiliary of Otto Kaiser Hospital.
Survivors include her daughter Tracy (Bill) Bailey of San Antonio; son David Sanders of San Antonio; grandchildren Holly and Morgan Sanders and Barton Matlock II; and a sister Dorothy Zimmerman of Clifton.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and husband.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Karnes City Cemetery, with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m.