Ruth Vivian Hughlett Roberts
April 30, 1931 — Dec. 31, 2014
Ruth Vivian Hughlett Roberts of Waukesha died on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at Three Pillars Masonic Home at the age of 83. She was born in Waukesha on April 30, 1931, the daughter of William and Ethel (nee Spillman) Hughlett.
She was a 1949 graduate of Waukesha High School. On October 20, 1956, she married Kenneth “Ken” Roberts at the First Congregational Church in Hartland; he preceded her in death on September 4, 2012. Ruth worked at Rhode Pharmacy then after further schooling with the Waukesha Women’s Center, she worked at Electrol as an assembler. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Hartland.
She will be sadly missed by her three sons, John (fiancee Lisa Vieth) Roberts of Waukesha, Gene Roberts of Dousman and Gerald (Mary) Roberts of Milwaukee; her two grandsons, Timothy and James Roberts; and two honorary grandchildren, Sarah (Timothy Riordan) Vieth and Adam Vieth. She is further survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Hughlett; brotherin- law, Harold Washburn; along with nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, Ken, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Thomas (Dorothy) Hughlett and Charles Hughlett.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to all staff at Three Pillars in Dousman for the care they provided to Ruth and their family.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 9, from 4:00 until the time of the 7:00PM funeral service at the Randle- Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Avenue, Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Petterson will preside. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 11:00AM at Salem Cemetery in Wales. Please meet at the cemetery.
Memorials in Ruth’s name are appreciated to Wisconsin Masonic Home Inc, C/O Jane Olisar, 375 State Road 67, Dousman, WI 53118.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.