Emma Ruth Fuhrman, 89


Emma Ruth (Brock) Fuhrman, 89, of Superior passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Superior.

She was born Aug. 20, 1923, in Seneca, S.C., the daughter of John A. and Helen (Boyd) Brock. She married Thomas M. Fuhrman of Milwaukee on July 13, 1945, in Beaufort, S.C.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years and by her daughters Margaret and Rebekah. She is survived by her daughter Barbara Rood of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, her son Dr. Thomas Fuhrman (Karen) of Miami and son Robert (Barb) of Superior, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She is also survived by her brother John Brock of Walhalla, S.C., and sisters Mary Thomas and Helen Berkheimer, both of Seneca, S.C.

Downs Funeral Home of Superior is assisting the family. Interment will be in Beaufort National Cemetery.