Ruth E. Kleinschmidt

April 17, 1914 - Nov. 17, 2008

Ruth E. Kleinschmidt of Oconomowoc passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Shorehaven Health & Rehab Center in Oconomowoc. Ruth was 94 years old.

She was born April 17, 1914, in Milwaukee to Charles Zimbars and Alice Murphy. Ruth married William Kleinschmidt on May 19,1934, in Oconomowoc. William preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1983.

Ruth is survived by her sons, William (Agnes) and James (Kathy) Kleinschmidt, both of Oconomowoc; her sister, Loretta Brown of Oconomowoc; her grandchildren, Linda Kleinschmidt, David (Kristie) Kleinschmidt, Mark (Kim) Kleinschmidt, Kristin Ransom (Dan Holty), Kay (Steve) Hoessel, Craig (Staci) Kleinschmidt, Jill Lopez and Aimee (Kevin) Roehl. She also is survived by 18 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St. in Oconomowoc. Final rest will be at Summit Cemetery.

Memorials to the Oconomowoc Regional Cancer Center would be appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, please call 567-4459 or visit www.schmidtandbartelt.com.