Ruth Lydia Emily Haker, age 92, of Rhinelander, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. She was born March 15, 1922, in Altamont, Illinois to Frederick and Wilhelmina (Ziegler) Berg.
Ruth is survived by her six children, Kathleen Haker of Rhinelander, Denny Haker of Rhinelander, Lynn (Peggy) Haker of Madison, Jane (Roger) Axberg of Wasilla, Alaska, Rich Haker of Wausau, and Jeff (Mary) Haker of Rhinelander; twelve grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles on Dec. 27, 1997; two sisters and seven brothers.
A funeral service for Ruth will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church with Revs. Richard Krahn and Matthew Schoell officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday at the church. Interment will be in Forest Home Cemetery. (Carlson Funeral Home)