Ruth M. Sadowski, 83

Ruth M. Sadowski of Germantown passed away peacefully on Nov. 25, 2012, at Horizon Hospice in Mequon at the age of 83.

Ruth was born in Milwaukee on Nov. 8, 1929, to Arthur and Olive (nee

Pluer) Schmittinger and married Elmer Sadowski on Feb. 3, 1951. in Milwaukee.

Ruth was a past 4-H leader for the Kirchhayn Trotters, she was a longtime member of Davidís Star Ev. Lutheran Church in Jackson and a retired employee of Klech Corporation in Cedarburg.

She is survived by her children, Bruce (the late Elaine nee Groth) Sadowski of Jackson and Karen Sadowski of St. Cloud; her grandchildren, Paul (Schantell) Sadowski of Jackson, Jennifer (Jason) Wollner of Kewaskum, Peter (Charolette) Sadowski of Jackson and Jacob Bydlon of St. Cloud; and brothers, Arthur (Donna) Schmittinger and Ronald (Kay) Schmittinger. She is further survived by six great- grandchildren, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements.