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Ruth E. Ihde

Obituary for Ruth E. Ihde

November 10, 1924 - June 22, 2018
Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Age 93


Ruth E. Ihde, 93, died at the Lutheran Home, 7500 North Avenue, Wauwatosa Wi. on Friday June 22.

Born November 10, 1924 in Beaver Dam WI. , the daughter of Joesph and Adela Ihde (Hilgendorf) Ruth graduated from Juneau High School, class of 1942, she worked in her dad's grocery store in Juneau for 16 years until he sold the store in 1957. Ruth then moved to Milwaukee, where she became a medical secretary for Doctor Lustok, she retired in 1988 to spend time traveling and volunteering her services where needed, including her church, where she helped with a weekly prayer list, plus working on the church mailings, she also was a receptionist at the Pregnancy Counseling Center at the Marian Francisean Home in Milwaukee.

Ruth was a very religious and caring person never saying no to anyone who sought her help, she spread joy and sunshine to everyone she came in contact with.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Helen who died in 1932.

Survivors include cousins Ralph Ihde, Marietta Pautsch, Martin Ihde and Barb, Jean Sievert and Robert, Marge Mountin, and her Goddaughter Laurie Ihde Larsen.

There will be a graveside service at 11am this Friday at the Juneau City cemetery, Juneau WI. The Reverend Paul Schupmann officiating. There will be a memorial service for Ruth on Saturday at 10am at Grace Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, The Reverend Aaron Strong officiating.

Special thank you for the entire nursing staff at Lutheran Home, they really put the care in caring, also to Mary and Henry Spiegelberg, who were always there for Ruth, and Tom Mountin, Tami Weber, and Jerry Mountin who gave Ruth their love and support during her four years at the nursing home.

Memorials can be directed to Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa Wi., Grace Lutheran Church in Milwaukee Wi., or Saint John's Lutheran Church in Juneau.

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