Ruth E. Lucas

Ruth E. Lucas, 84, a resident of Harbor Suites, Fond du Lac, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006 at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac.

She was born in Elmore on Aug. 15, 1921, the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Ganten-bien) Struebing, and married El-don Scheid on Aug. 26, 1939 in Fond du Lac.

On Jan. 18, 1958, Ruth married Edmund Lucas in Wisconsin Rapids.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Fond du Lac.

Ruth’s interests included visiting family and friends, traveling to see family out of state, casinos, scratch offs, enjoying her grandkids and cooking and baking for her boys when they stopped by.

Survivors include her children, Dale (Sharon) Scheid of Fallon, Nev., Jim Scheid of Elmore, Darlene (Donald) Ruth of Aurora, Colo., Joy Ratzky of Mis-sion Viejo, Calif., Dean Scheid of Rhinelander, Joel Lucas of Fond du Lac, David Lucas of Dallas, Jan (Debra) Lucas of Campbells-port and Troy Lucas of Neshkora; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were her first husband, Eldon, in 1999; her second husband, Edmund in 1990, and her son, Jon Scheid in 2002.

Family services will be held on Wednesday, March 1, at Elmore Cemetery, with Rev. Stuart Zak officiating.

Memorials may be directed to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fond du Lac.

The Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Ruth’s doctors, nurses, Harbor Suites staff and friends during her final months.