Ruth M. Ellis, 89, formally of Rhinelander, died Sept. 12, 2012, at Willow Ridge Health Care in Amery. She was born July 26, 1923, in Bundy, to Michael and Amelia (Schoeneck) Guolee.
Ruth enjoyed playing cards and bingo and spending time with family and friends. She loved to clean; her house was always neat at a pin. Ruth resided in Rhinelander until 2007, when she moved to Amery to be near her daughter.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Sandra White of Amery; four grandchildren, Mike White of Eagan, Minn., Robert (Deb) White of Eau Claire, Tara Wohlrabe of Des Moines, Iowa and Matt Hageny of Muncie, Ind.; and three great grandchildren, Amanda and Tim White and Jesslyn Elden; and also nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her husband, Donald; a daughter, Sharon Hagney; and her brothers and sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m., at Nativity of Our Lord parish – St. Mary’s site, with Father Tom Thakadipuram officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. at the church.
(Hildebrand-Russ Funeral Home)