Ruth Mary Gorman, 87


Ruth Mary Gorman, 87, of North Fond du Lac, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Hospice Home of Hope.

She was born on Oct. 12, 1922, in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Walter and Mary (nee Birschback) Dreier. On Sept. 8, 1951, she married Robert J. Gorman at Presentation Church in North Fond du Lac. He preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 1983.

Ruth was a member of the Church of Presentation B.V.M. and their altar society. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Springs Academy in 1940 and was employed at Canvas Products as a timekeeper for eight years.

Survivors include her brother-in-law, Jim (Jean) Gorman of West Bend; sister-in-law, Mary Marks of Columbia, Mo.; cousins, Helen (Frank) Milano of Prattville, Ala., Mary Jean Schiller of North Foud du Lac, Betty (Carl) Lictenwald of North Fond du Lac, Marion (David) Sabel of Fond du Lac, Edith (Don) Koerbele of Dundee, Pearl (Darwin) Juech of West Bend and Ethel (Carl) Groth of West Bend; special friends, Linda (Francis) Schmitz of Fond du Lac, Billie Jean Goldapske of North Fond du Lac, Franny Higley of Fond du Lac and Gail High of Eden; three nieces and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, many friends and relatives.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 7, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave., Fond du Lac; and again Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until prayers at 10 a.m. Funeral will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Church of the Presentation B.V.M., 705 Michigan Ave., North Fond du Lac, with the Rev. John Simon officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials are appreciated to Hospice Home of Hope.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guestbook can be found at www.ueckerwitt.com.