Ruth E. Travis

Ruth E. Travis (nee Pahl) of Hartford passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007 at the Hartford Care Center. She was 90 years old. She was born Dec. 14, 1916 in the Town of Hubbard to Julius and Emma (nee Moldenhauer) Pahl. Ruth was married to Wallace Travis. Ruth loved life and her family, especially her great grandchildren. She enjoyed playing cards, polka dancing, gardening, and fishing. Ruth worked for the Libby Company for 27 years. She was a member of the Hartford Senior Friends, Redeemer Lutheran Church, and the Hustisford Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children, Mary Lou (Chuck) Zurn of Hartford and Michael (Jean) Kintopp of Iron Ridge; two grandchildren, Terri Werner and Tom (Gloria) Werner; and three great grandchildren, Maxwell, Cody and Cade. She is further survived by other relatives and friends. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; daughter, Janice; four sisters, Edna, Sally, Mabel, Myrtle; and her brother, Edgar.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007 at 7 p.m. at Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford with Rev. Robert Kirchman officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Rex Cemetery in Hustisford. Memorials to the Hartford Senior Friends are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.