Lillian K. ‘Lin’ Ruhland (nee Leeman)

Lillian K. "Lin" Ruhland (nee Leeman) was born to eternal life Monday, May 30, 2011, at age 91.

Lillian was an accomplished seamstress and she enjoyed gardening, baking and spending time with grandchildren and family. She was a founding member of St. Mark’s United Church of Christ in Milwaukee. Lillian was always generous with her time and talent with friends, family and others in need.

She was the beloved wife of the late John M.; loving mother of John (Kay) Ruhland, Peter Ruhland and Jane (Tom) Biedlingmaier; proud grandmother of David (Sue) Ruhland, Dan Ruhland and Mary K. Biedlingmaier; great-grandmother of Alexis Ruhland; and cherished aunt of Sue (Dan) Wilson. She is also loved by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday, June 4, at Krause Funeral Home, 9000 W. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee. Private burial will be in Valhalla.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Tudor Oaks Health Center.

A special thanks to the staff of Tudor Oaks for the loving care they gave to Lillian through the years.

Krause Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 414-464-4640, is serving the family.

"We will miss her deeply."