Ruth G. Nelson (nee Schaefer)

Nov. 7, 1922 - Nov. 23, 2011

Ruth G. Nelson (nee Schaefer) was born to life in Lowell on Nov. 7, 1922, and found eternal peace Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at the age of 89.

She was the loving wife of the late Jack Nelson; dearest mother of Kay (Glenn) Walters, Kenneth (Carol) Novakovich and Lynn (William) Whalen; and dear sister of Myra Kroer.

She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 12:30 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Dec. 1, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha. Private interment will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Ruth was a longtime member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The family would like to thank the staff at Virginia Health & Rehabilitation Center, Home and Hospice Advantage and The Caring Place for their loving care of Ruth.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.