Ruth M. Tonn, 88
July 21, 1926 -- June 27, 2015

Ruth M. Tonn (nee Ziegler), age 88, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Serenity Villa in Slinger. She was born on July 21, 1926, in Jackson to Frederick and Elsie (nee Weckmueller) Ziegler. She married Eugene Tonn on June 25, 1949. She worked at the Jackson Post Office for more than 30 years and was postmaster for her last six years there. She enjoyed the Amish lifestyle, gardening and animals. She was very involved with her church and especially loved being with her family.

Ruth is survived by her children, Mary (David) Breuer, Michael (Karen) and Gordon (Patricia); eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren (two being very special, Bryce and Brinley); and sister-in-law, Ethel. Ruth is further survived by nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene; and brother, Robert Ziegler.

A funeral service will be held at New Hope United Church of Christ (4360 Jackson Drive, Jackson) today, June 30, 2015, at 4 p.m. with the Rev. James Hill presiding. Visitation will be held at church from 2 p.m. until the time of the service.

A special thank you to Serenity Villa and their staff and Horizon Hospice and staff.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at