Louis Joseph Ruegg
Louis Joseph Ruegg
  • April 17, 1924 - February 16, 2017
  • Annapolis, Maryland

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Louis Joseph Ruegg of Annapolis, MD died February 16, 2017 at his residence where he lived for the past 15 years, he was 92. Born on April 17, 1924 in Rapperswil, Switzerland to the late Rosalie and Gustaf Ruegg. Louis attended High School in Switzerland and served in the Swiss Army before seeking employment with the Myer Publishing Company as a typesetter. Louis then moved to the United States. Once in America he continued to work as a typesetter in the printing industry working for the McCall Publishing Company in Washington D.C.

Louis loved baking, cooking, photography, horses, and traveling to Florida. He loved to be on the water and enjoyed all the Chesapeake Bay had to offer and that is where he developed his love of kayaking. Among other things he enjoyed sailing, boating and especially eating the Maryland Crabs.

Louis is survived by the love of his life Iris Susan Ruegg (nee Huber). They were married in 1953 and spent 63 glorious years together, one daughter Doris Ruegg Campbell (John) of Deal Maryland, three sons Daniel Ludwig Ruegg (Diane) of Annapolis Maryland, Christopher Frances Ruegg of Damascus, Maryland and Thomas Joseph Ruegg of Harwood, Maryland, eight grandchildren and one great grandson.

Louis was a member of Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church where a memorial service will be held on Saturday February 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM. Immediate following the service the family will greet friends and neighbors at a reception in honor of Louis at The Hideaway Restaurant, 1439 Odenton Road Odenton, Maryland 21113