Ruth I. Blank

Ruth I. Blank of Cedarburg passed away at the Lasata Care Center on Monday, Aug. 11, 2008, at the age of 86. A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 18, at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery (10001 N. Cedarburg Road) in Mequon. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Ruth was born in Mequon on Jan. 3, 1922, the daughter of the late Frank and Veronica (nee Luedtke) Dehling. She married Elmer Blank and their marriage was blessed with one son, Gary.

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

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