Lucy Wangerin Ruedt


Lucy Wangerin Ruedt, 102, passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Cedar Bay West.

She graduated from Downer College in 1930 and worked for her father’s business, Wangerin Organ Company. She was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church.

Survived by her daughters, Julianne (William) Borges, Rosalie (G. Thomas) Zahn and Carolyn Starr; grandchildren, Susan Vliet, Elizabeth “Tipi” Welch, Christine Wallen, Andrew Zahn, Jeffery Starr and Lynlee Krummey; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her husband, J. Allen Ruedt; and grandson, William Zahn.

A memorial service will be held at Pilgrim Lutheran Church at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Lake Community in West Bend or Pilgrim Lutheran Church in West Bend.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.

The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Cedar Bay West and the Cedar Hospice for their kind care.