Ruth Schlimgen (nee Leipski)

Ruth Schlimgen (nee Leipski) passed away peacefully Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the age of 78.

He was the loving mother of Rosemary Schlimgen, Robert Schlimgen and Rick (Jolene) Schlimgen; loving “Grandma Ruth” of Jessica Schlimgen and Lexi Dailey; cherished sister of Shirley (Robert) Pettis; and sister-in-law of Fran Beuthin, Norbert (Rajean) Schlimgen and Breda, Rita and Shirley Schmilgen.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; brothers James (Margaret) Leipski, Herman Leipski and Harvey Leipski; brothers-in-law Edwin, Bernie and Lawrence Schlimgen; and great-granddaughter Kairii Dailey. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 6, from 9AM until 10:45AM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Service to follow at 11AM. Interment to follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-549-0659 visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.