Ruth Dahms

June 19, 1926 – March 18, 2013

Ruth Dahms of Oconomowoc passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at the age of 86. Ruth was born June 19, 1926, in Pennsylvania, to James and Nellie Moore.

Ruth married Hilbert “Butch” Dahms on Aug. 28, 1954.

Ruth was a teacher at Lincoln Elementary School in Oconomowoc. She was a vocalist, model, music director for Oconomowoc Women’s Club and Memorial Day vocalist for Oconomowoc for 30 years. She volunteered at Lutheran Homes of Oconomowoc and was on the board of directors. Ruth was a member at Dr. Martin Luther Church and choir director for the children’s choir at church.

Ruth is survived by her loving children, Charlotte Dahms-Gladbach, Mara Mortensen, William (Suzanne) Dahms and Jennifer Dahms. She is further survived by her brother, Jack Moore; her sister, Peggy Loebig; 12 grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Hilbert “Butch,” and a son, David.

Friends may visit from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, March 26, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. Her final rest will be in La Belle Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Dr. Martin Luther Church.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.