Ruth Townsend

Ruth Townsend died June 11, 2017, at Linden Grove. She was born in 1938 in Decatur, Indiana, to Dick and Anna (Lindy) Townsend. She graduated from Decatur High School. She obtained her nursing education at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Ruth went on to further her education with a BSN from Alverno College and a MSN from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She became a Badgers and Packers fan, yet her loyalty was always with Indiana basketball.

Visitation will take place at 10:30 a.m. with a service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 22, at Mukwonago United Church of Christ, S93W30740 Highway NN, Mukwonago. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to Linden Grove Foundation of Mukwonago.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-786-8030 or visit to view the online obituary or leave condolences.