Ruth M. Neuman

Dec. 29, 1927 – March 25, 2012

Ruth M. Neuman passed peacefully on Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the age of 84. She was born Dec. 29, 1927, in West Allis.

Ruth was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ralph R. Neuman; parents, Melinda Baumann and Vincent Steiner; stepfather, Anton Baumann II; brother, Sylvester “Sonny” Steiner and his wife, Mable Steiner.

Ruth spent the first half of her career as a beautician in Waukesha and the latter half as a cosmetologist in Okemos, Mich., where she lived. Ruth loved life and being with family. She spent much of her time helping and giving to others as was her nature. Aside from being with family and friends, Ruth enjoyed doing crafts and reading books.

She is survived by her son, Mark A. Neuman; granddaughters, Rebecka J. Neuman and Jennifer A. Savage; great-granddaughter, Nikkole Susdorf; two great-grandsons Alexander Lombardo and Shane Savage; niece, Sandra Steiner; great-nephew, and Samuel Steiner, as well as many other beloved family and friends.

The funeral services will be held at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012, followed by a procession to Prairie Home Cemetery for committal services at 1:30 p.m.

Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912, is serving the family. For more information, call 517-482-1533.