Date of BirthOctober 11, 1927

Ruth Katherine Runge Obituary

Date of BirthOctober 11, 1927

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Date of PassingAugust 23, 2014

Ruth Katherine Runge Obituary

from Bellevue, Wisconsin, United States

Date of BirthOctober 11, 1927

Ruth Katherine Runge Obituary

Date of BirthOctober 11, 1927

162 Views

Date of PassingAugust 23, 2014

Ruth Katherine Runge Obituary

from Bellevue, Wisconsin, United States


Ruth K. Runge RACINE – Ruth Katherine (nee: Kramer) Runge, 86, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Franciscan Villa in So. Milwaukee. Ruth was born on October 11, 1927, the daughter of the late Harry and Johanna (nee: Barwich) Kramer. On February 4, 1950 she was united in marriage to Marshall L. Runge. Ruth had been employed with Racine Unified School District as a library aide for several years. She was a charter member of Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church and was a former volunteer for St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary and Lincoln Lutheran Auxiliary. Ruth loved to travel extensively throughout the United States and Europe. She also enjoyed gardening, golfing, and musical productions. Ruth is survived by her children, Peggy A. Runge of Bellevue, KY and Jeffrey R. (Constance J.) Runge of Oak Creek; grandchildren, Elaine P. Runge, Colleen M. Runge and David R. Runge all of Oak Creek, sister-in-law, Elaine R. Wieman of Racine. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall on December 5, 1995, daughter, Susan R. Runge on April 24, 2002; brothers and sisters, Desire (Ewald) Elbe, Harry (Ruth) Kramer, Sherman (Lucille) Kramer and Jeannette, (Eugene) LaCroix. Memorial services for Ruth will be held at Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church, 1700 Green Bay Rd. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. Ruth will be laid to rest at Caledonia Memorial Park in a private ceremony. Visitation will be held at church from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Ruth in a special way may direct donations to Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 2300 Dekoven Ave., Racine, WI 53403 or Lincoln Lutheran Auxiliary, 2000 Domanik Drive, Racine, WI 53404. Online condolences may be expressed at sturinofuneralhome.com Sturino Funeral Home 3014 Northwestern Ave. Racine, WI 53404 (262) 632-4479 www.sturinofuneralhome.com