Florence B. Ruth

Florence B. Ruth, 91, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006 at the Samaritan Health Center.

She was born on April 5, 1914 in Rochester, N.Y., the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (nee Nowacki) Broskey, and on May 5, 1934, she was united in marriage to William Ruth in Elkton, Md.

Her husband preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1985.

Florence was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

Survivors include four children, William (Jeanne) Ruth of Oregon, Florence (Earl) Marks of Eagle River, Carolyn (Donald) Renner of Jackson and Beverly (Jerome) Nigh of Campbellsport; a sister, Amelia Kern of Allen-town, Pa.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Broskey and a sister, Helen Seigrist.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

Father Edwin Kornath will officiate and burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum is serving the family.

Additional information and guest book may be found at www.millermartinfh.com.

Our family wishes to express our heartfelt appreciation to the staff of the Samaritan Health Center, Heartland Hospice and Miller Funeral Home.