Ruth K. Preboski, 93
Ruth K. Preboski, 93, of West Bend, passed
away on Dec. 10, 2011, at The Fields Assisted Living in West Bend.
Ruth was born on Nov. 5, 1918, in Antigo, Wis., the daughter of the late
William and Ida (Mumme) Below. She was married to Edward Preboski on April
25, 1946, at St. Hyacinth’s Church, in Antigo.
Ruth loved spending time with her family, was an avid reader and enjoyed
She is survived by her children, William (Linda) Preboski of Sun Prairie
and Lorna (Gary) Brabender of West Bend; four grandchildren, Katie
(Travis) Thomas of Adell, Daniel (Samantha) Brabender of West Bend, Ellyn
Brabender of DePere and Paul (Renae) DeBarbieri of Madison; three
great-grandchildren, Dylan Brabender of West Bend, Roman DeBarbieri of
Madison and Taylor Thomas of Adell.
She is also survived by her sister Jeanne Christensen of Chico, Calif. and
her sister-in-law June Below of Antigo and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward and her brothers Allen
Below and William Below.
Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011 at
the Bradley Funeral Home, 1550 Neva Road, Antigo. A visitation will be
held from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
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