Ruth Pauline Marie von Schwerdtner (born Skobranek), 78, of Hudson, died Jan. 22, 2013, in Nidda, Germany. She was the mother of Golo von Schwerdtner and Benno (Michelle) von Schwerdtner, and grandmother of Jerod von Schwerdtner.

Friends will be received for services at 10 a.m. March 2 in the Chapel at First Congregational Church of Hudson, 47 Aurora St.