Ruth H. Moore

Nov. 24, 1923 - Nov. 12, 2011

Ruth H. Moore of Genesee passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Nov. 12, 2011, at the Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center at the age of 87.

Ruth was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Waukesha, to Harry and Anna (nee Gross) Templeton. Ruth was a longtime member of First Congregational Church of Genesee. She loved gardening, bowling, baking and the card club. Ruth especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Ruth will be dearly missed by her children, Barb (Dan) Whitmore of Genesee, Dave Moore of Genesee, Terry (Melodie) Moore of Genesee and Patti (John Lamp) Moore of Palmyra; her grandchildren, Betsy (Russ) Giese, John Whitmore and Sam and Max Moore; her great-grandchild, Merian Giese; her sisters-in-law, Donna (Tom) Sambs of Waukesha, Angie (Herb) Katzner of Muskego and Betty Templeton of Waukesha; her brother-in-law, Greg Fabisiak of Waukesha; and many other family and friends.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest; brothers, Harry 'Bud' Templeton and Robert 'Bobby' Templeton; and her sister, Helen Knoebel.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Nov. 17, at the First Congregational Church of Genesee (in the education unit), W306-S5075 Church St., Mukwonago. The Rev. Joe A. Medina will be officiating. Interment will be at Genesee Cemetery immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Ruth's name are appreciated to the First Congregational Church of Genesee, W306-S5075 Church St., Mukwonago, WI 53149, or to the Alzheimers Association Southeast Wisconsin Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Ruth's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center and Odyssey Hospice for their compassionate care of Ruth.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit or call 542-6609.