Ruth H. Adams
Aug. 12, 1918 – Feb. 9, 2011
Ruth H. Adams of Waukesha died Wednesday, Feb. 9,
2011, at her residence at age 92. She was born Aug. 12, 1918, in North
Lake, to Charles and Anna (nee Koester) Hoppe.
She had worked for Zillmer’s Office Supply. Ruth
was a very active, longtime member of First Presbyterian Church, where she
was a former deacon/elder and involved with many activities. Her love of
birds led her to become a member of the Benjamin F. Goss Bird Club. She
was a member of the Welsh Women’s Club and RSVP in Waukesha. For many
years, Ruth was a volunteer at Old World Wisconsin and Retzner Nature
She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Sharon
A. Adams of Milwaukee and Lynn M. (Gustav) Bliese of Waukesha. She was the
dear grandmother of Janet (Kory) Kraus of New Berlin, Faye (Mike Stoiber)
Faust of Milwaukee, Jennifer (Charles) Satterstrom of Muskego and Matthew
Bliese of Chicago and proud great-grandmother of Zachary Robert Kraus. She
is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert
"Bob" Adams, on March 1, 2007; brothers, Harry (Esther) Hoppe
and Carl (Mabel) Hoppe; sister, Myrtle (Charles) Kind; and sisters-in-law,
Joyce and Dora Hoppe.
Visitation will be held from noon until the 1 p.m.
funeral service Tuesday, Feb. 15, at First Presbyterian Church, 810 N.
East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Revs. Dee Talley and Don Clarke will be
presiding. Entombment will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First
Presbyterian Church (address above). For further information, please call
Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or
go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to
leave an online tribute.