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“Dear Cousins Rick & Rob,I am so sorry your Mom, my Aunt Ruth, has passed away. I saw that she passed on my brother's birthday, November 15. Bob...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Debbie Stivender Rackley - VA

“I regret we had not heard of Ruth's passing until now, We wish to extend our sincere regrets to the family. During our time at SUPSHIP CHARLESTON,...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Thomas and Linda Pratt - VA

“My condolences to the Nolte family. I know this is a difficult time and I pray God continues to comfort and strengthen the family during this time...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Lisa - SC

Ruth Stivender Nolte, 89, of Charleston, SC, widow of Frederick Carl Nolte, Sr. entered into eternal rest Friday, November 15, 2019. Her graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in Bethany Cemetery, Charleston, SC at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel.

Ruth was born July 3, 1930 in Sebring, FL, daughter of the late Raymond C. Stivender, Sr. and the late Lucille Shuler Stivender. She retired as a budget analyst from the Charleston Naval Shipyard.

She is survived by two sons, Rick Nolte (Wei-Ping) of Denver, CO, Robert Nolte, Sr. (Belinda) of Charleston, SC; six Grandchildren, Tina, Amber, Ariel, Christina and Robert Nolte, Jr. and Edward Brogan (Allie).

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister and her brother in law, Lois McLaughlin (James); brothers and sisters in law, Raymond "Bubba" Stivender (Marie), Milton "Shorty" Stivender (Betty) and Elton "Speedy" Stivender (Shirley).