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Ruth Delzer

July 30, 1923 August 21, 2013
Ruth Delzer
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Obituary for Ruth Delzer

Ruth Mae (Brown) Delzer, Age 90, Abrams, passed away August 21, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital Green Bay WI. Ruth was born July 30, 1923, at Waterford WI to the late Walter and Elsie Brown. Ruth graduated from Waterford WI High School, served in the Navy WAVE’s (Women Accepted Voluntary Emergency Service) during WWII stationed at Cecil Field in Jacksonville, FL. She worked in Milwaukee at Allis Chalmers. She married Arthur William Delzer on August 19, 1950 at Wind Lake WI at the Norway Lutheran Church, the first Norwegian church in the United States. Ruth lived her entire married life in Abrams and worked for a time at Pulaski Shoe Factory. She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Abrams and was a member of the Ladies Aid at the church and taught Sunday school there. Past member of the Abrams Homemakers and a leader of the Abrams 4-H Club. Her hobbies included gardening, knitting, crocheting, and sewing. She liked Polka music and fishing. She especially loved spending time with her family. She had a strong faith in God and instilled it in her family. She is survived by Arthur, her husband of 63 years; one daughter Karen (James) Jahnke, Abrams and children Dawn (John) Havemeier and their children Ericka and Leanna: Jason ( Aprille) Jahnke and their children Allison and Erin; Matthew (Marianna) Jahnke and their daughter Sophie; Joseph (Kersten) Jahnke. One son Ron (Lori) Delzer, Abrams and children Katie Delzer (fiancé Dallas Hartman) and Ryan Delzer. One sister Myrtle Bucholtz; brothers Melvin Brown; Leslie (Edwina) Brown; Ralph (Sue) Brown. Sister-in-law Vivian Brown; brother in-law Ervin Delzer; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother Roland Brown; sister-in-law Barbara Brown; brother in-law Robert Bucholtz; sister-in-law Toots Delzer; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Ed and Edna Holewinski. Friends may call at Calvary Lutheran Church, Abrams from noon to 3:00 P.M. Saturday, August 24. Funeral service will be 3:00 P. M. Saturday at the church with Pastor Andrew DeGier officiating. Burial will be at Brookside Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.galagherfuneralhome.net. Gallagher Fulneral Home, Oconto is assisting the family. The family greatly appreciates the great care given to MOM over the past years from Unity Hospice and all the help from family, friends and neighbors. Without them dad would not have been able to keep mom living at home. We also want to thank the 3rd floor staff at St. Mary’s Hospital including Dr’s Sinclair and Tucker.

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Visitation

Saturday

24

Aug

12:00 PM 8/24/2013 12:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/24/2013 3:00:00 PM
Calvary Lutheran Church

5716 Main St.
Abrams, WI 54101

Calvary Lutheran Church
5716 Main St. Abrams 54101 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

24

Aug

3:00 PM 8/24/2013 3:00:00 PM
Calvary Lutheran Church

5716 Main St.
Abrams, WI 54101

Calvary Lutheran Church
5716 Main St. Abrams 54101 WI
United States
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