Ruth E. Primas, 86

Ruth Primas, 86, was born to eternal life early Saturday morning, Dec. 28, 2013, at Harbor Campus in Port Washington.

Ruth was born Aug. 25, 1927, in the town of Trenton, the daughter of John and Genevieve Haug Adamczyk. On Nov. 16, 1946, she was united in marriage with Joseph Primas at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg. Joe preceded her in death in 1992.

Ruth was a member at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church in Port Washington, as well as the VFW Auxiliary Post 5788. She had previously been a member of the Eagle’s Club in Port Washington. Ruth enjoyed listening to music, playing slots and bingo, and spending time with her family.

Ruth is survived by her children: Bruno (Linda) Primas of Port Washington and Linda Marie (Mike) Gitzlaff of Oconomowoc. She is further survived by two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, her sister Evelyn (Norbert) Krautkramer of Saukville, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Joe.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St. in Port Washington. She will be laid to rest beside her husband Joe at St. Mary’s Parish Cemetery. The family will receive visitors at the church on Tuesday from 11 a.m.-noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Port Washington Food Pantry.

The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to serving the family. Online condolences may be left at