Ruth Rosell


Sept. 21, 1912 - Nov. 12, 2013



Ruth Rosell of Oconomowoc passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013,  at the age of 101. Ruth was born Sept. 21, 1912, in Oconomowoc, to William and Alice Dallman.


She married Irving Rosell in 1936. Ruth was a graduate of Oconomowoc High School in 1930 with honors as an outstanding senior girl. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. She was an interim editor for the Oconomowoc Enterprise in 1932 and editor in 1938. Ruth was a member of Our Saviorís Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc.


Ruth is survived by her sister, Phyllis Sanger; brother-in-law, James Tuttle; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.


Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Irving, and her brothers and sisters, Eleanor, Dorothy, Helen, Mary, Jane, Edward James and Robert William.


Services were Monday, Nov. 18, at the Chapel at Shorehaven Health Center, 1305 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc.


Memorials to Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the American Heart Association are appreciated.


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.