Ruth Miller Wells, 68


Ruth Miller Wells, 68, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2010, at HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

She was born in West Bend on April 20, 1941, a daughter of the late Elmer and Meta (nee Schloemer) Miller. On Sept. 5, 1964, she was united in marriage to Harold Wells in Columbus. Ruth enjoyed sewing and worked out of her home as a seamstress. She did custom sewing, mending, sewed her own clothes and together with her mother and grandmother, sewed her own wedding gown. Ruth also enjoyed quilting, embroidery genealogy and gardening. Together with Harold, Ruth traveled extensively. She taught him to slow down and enjoy the journeys as well as the destinations.

In addition to her husband, Harold, Ruth is survived by a son, William Wells; two grandchildren, Kimberleigh and Parker; a sister, Judith (John) Smith; a brother, Herb (Pat) Miller; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to HospiceCare, Inc.

Olson-Holzhuter-Cress Funeral Home in Stoughton is serving the family. www.cressfuneralservice.com.

Special thanks to the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital and HospiceCare, Inc.