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Ruth Zahm

August 12, 2005
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Ruth Joyce Zahm, age 60, Oconto passed away August 12, 205 at her daughters home in Seymour surrounded by her family. . Ruth was born October 13, 1944 at Coleman to the late Ernest and Dorothy (Schnneiderwent) Rouer. She graduated from Lena High School in 1962. Ruth managed Northern Shoe Co., which became Peckham Shoe, for l5 years and then worked for Wagner Shell and then for Wagner Oil until she retired in 2002. Ruth enjoyed reading and working in her garden. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include a daughter Denise (Mark) Ellis, Seymour; two sons Jeffrey (Shelley) Zahm, Oconto; Steven Zahm, Lena; a sister Carol Christopherson, Milwaukee; a sister in-law Caryn Butler, Quartz Hill, CA; seven grandchildren Emma and Elizabeth Ellis; Cody, Brennan, Matthew, Amanda and Ruthie Zahm. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Richard Rouer. Friends may call at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto from 5 to 8:00 P. M. Sunday, August 14, 2005. Visitation will continue from 10 to 11:00 A. M. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 11:00 A. M. Monday, August 15, 2005, at the Gallagher Funeral Home with Intern Roy Nelson officiating. Burial will be at Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Marinette. On line condolences may be expressed at

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at on August 14, 2005 (map/driving directions) 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at on August 15, 2005 (map/driving directions)

4:00 PM at 217 Congress St. on August 15, 2005 (map/driving directions)

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