Ruth Frances Ufken

April 26, 1946 - May 23, 2006

Ruth Frances Ufken of Waukesha, 60, was born to eternal life Tuesday, May 23, 2006, after a courageous, 20-year battle with breast cancer.

She is the beloved mother of April (Daniel) Reszka, Neil (Jaime) Lorbiecki and Casey Lorbiecki; loving grandmother of Alexa and Dalton Reszka and Averie Lorbiecki; dear sister of Carol (Gerald) Lorbiecki; loving aunt of Scott (Nicole) Lorbiecki and Brian (Michelle) Lorbiecki; and loving companion of John Plath. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, May 25, at Vernon Lutheran Church, S90-W27550 National Ave. (Highway ES), Mukwonago.

Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 26, at Highland Memorial Park, 14875 W. Greenfield Ave., New Berlin.

Memorials to the cancer research department of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin are appreciated.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. John Hanson and his caring staff for their compassion.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral and Cremation Services of Mukwonago, 363-7126, is serving the family.