Ruth I. Blank, 86

Ruth I. Blank of Cedarburg passed away at the Lasata Care Center on Aug. 11, 2008, at the age of 86 years.

A committal service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery, 10001 N. Cedarburg Road, Mequon.

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Ruth was born on Jan. 3, 1922, in Mequon, to the late Frank Dehling and the late Veronica (Luedtke) Dehling.

She later married Elmer Blank and their marriage was blessed with one son, Gary.

Ruth is survived by her son, Gary Blank of West Bend; grandchildren, Cody (James) Merkel and Amanda Blank; great-grandchild, James III "Tripp" Merkel; and brother-in-law, Wallace Blank. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Blank.