Ruth M. Mack (nee Szablewski), 86
June 22, 1931 — Dec. 25, 2017

Ruth Mack, of Grafton, passed away on Dec. 25, 2017, at the age of 86 years.
Ruth was born on June 22, 1931, in Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Frank and the late Helen (nee Schnell) Szablewski. She met the love of her life, Richard, at the Rendezvous Ballroom in Milwaukee. Later they had their wedding reception there, after getting married at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milwaukee on Oct. 21, 1950. They were blessed with a son, Kenneth.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Richard Mack, son, Kenneth (Jean) Mack and sisters-in-law Phyllis Mack and Phyllis Swanstrom. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ruth was preceded in death by her brother, Harvey Szablewski, and brothers-in-law, Roger Swanstrom and Keith Mack.

Ruth was a sweetheart, who throughout her life loved to dance, mostly to polka music. She also had a great love for dogs. Richard and she would walk around the neighborhood. Ruth had her big bag of treats, and would stop by every dog to make sure they got one.

A Memorial Service will take place Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at noon at Trinity Lutheran Church, N60 W6047 Columbia Road in Cedarburg. A Visitation will take place Friday, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Association are appreciated. Please visit to send online condolences to the Mack family.