Ruth Aliene Rice

Ruth Aliene Rice (nee Edmundson) passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008 at the age of 88.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 17, at the Community United Methodist Church, W68 N5663 Evergreen Blvd., in Cedarburg.

Visitation will be held at the church, from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Private internment will take place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg.

The Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Milwaukee is serving the family.

Ruth was the loving mother of Ruth Afton (Richard) Dancey of Elgin, Ill., Jean Ann (Gary) Doern of Pinehurst, N.C. and Barbara (Carl) Pick of West Bend; the cherished grandmother of Afton Michele (Steve) Surwillo of Oak Park, Ill., Scott Allen (Lori) Morman of Evergreen, Colo., Christopher (Kelli) Doern of Winston-Salem, N.C., Jon Doern of High Pt., N.C., Austin (Miho) Rice-Stitt of Ann Arbor, Mich. and Travis Rice-Stitt of Miami, Fla. She is further survived by three great-grandchildren, three sisters, three brothers, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Ruth was preceded in death by her beloved husband Lyman Allen Rice; her son John Rice; and her daughter June Rice.

Memorials to the Ruth Rice Flower Fund at Community United Methodist Church in Cedarburg, the Alzheimers Association or to the Cedar Community Sunroom Project, West Bend, are appreciated.