Ruth V. Woock, 84
July 28, 1931 — Feb. 17, 2016

Ruth V. (formerly Beske) Woock (nee Margelofsky), 84, of Waupun, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at the Waupun Christian Home in Waupun.

She was born July 28, 1931, in Ashippun, to Paul and Matilda (nee Miller) Margelofsky. Ruth was united in marriage to Wayne Beske on June 13, 1953, at St. Stephen’s Church in Beaver Dam. After Wayne passed away April 16, 1985, she married Willard Woock on Feb. 14, 1987 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burnett.

Ruth worked for more than 30 years at the Beaver Dam Community Hospital; she was a longtime member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burnett and Peace Lutheran Church in Hartford where she served on the mission aid. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, entertaining friends and family, and she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving children, Terry (Tori) Beske of Waupun and Cindy (Timothy) Conkey of Hartford; her grandchildren, Tara (Jonathan), Kayla (Joshua), Darin (Libby), Christopher and Cassandra; and great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Abigail and Terrence. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Wayne and Willard; and siblings, Irma, Sadie, Gladys, Lavern, Vila, Grace, Raymond, Lester and Harold.

Funeral services for Ruth will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Peace Lutheran Church (1001 Center St., Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. Aaron Steinbrenner officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Interment will be in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, Beaver Dam.

A special thank you to the staff of the Waupun Christian Home and Angnesian Hospice for the wonderful care and love that was shown to Ruth.

Memorials to Peace Lutheran Church, Waupun Christian Home or Angnesian Hospice are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at