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 crossword puzzles.

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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