Ruth (nee Traufler) Schoelerman, age 73, of Tonawanda, died Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Amherst. Born January 3, 1947 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Dolores (nee Best) Traufler. One of 12 siblings, Ruth was the one who always kept in touch with all of the family.
She was the wife of the late Robert M. Schoelerman, who died January 28, 2019; mother of Robin M. Schoelerman of Bradford, Pennsylvania, Ronald (Shannon) Schoelerman of Tonawanda, and Ryan (Renee) Schoelerman of Frewsburg; and grandmother of Myles Case, Faith and Haley Schoelerman. Also survived by several brothers and sisters, and many nieces and nephews.
Services were cared for privately at the request of the family, followed by inurnment at Elmlawn Cemetery, Town of Tonawanda. If desired, memorials to Rockin' with Santa, PO Box 96, Tonawanda, NY 14150, are preferred by the family.
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