Ruby A. Matthies

Ruby A. Matthies, nee Gosewehrm 85, of Jackson, found eternal peace on Sunday, May 13, 2007.

She was the beloved wife of the late Tilford "Butch" Matthies and the late Edward Donahue; and dear mother of Bonnie (Frank) Zovar, Ken (Karen) Donahue, Susan (Terry) Hill, Gary (Irene) Matthies, Jeff (Sally) Donahue, Debbie Matthies and Linda (Tab Fivecoat) Matthies.

She is also survived by 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn Mueller; and other relatives, friends and special caregiver, Renata.

Ruby was employed at Briggs & Stratton for more than 30 years.

She was a member of the Gross-Yaksh VFW Post 6498 Womenís Auxiliary, and was also an avid card player at the Jackson Senior Center.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 16, at 1 p.m. at Wisconsin Memorial Park Chapel of the Chimes, 13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service, which will be followed by committal.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Jackson.

Schmidt and Bartelt, A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Service, Menomonee Falls, is assisting the family.