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Ruth M. Kurth

January 5, 1928 — October 14, 2022

Wausau

Ruth M. Kurth

 

Ruth M. Kurth, 94, of Wausau, WI passed away peacefully on Friday October 14, 2022 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital with family at her side. She was born January 5, 1928 to Herbert and Edna Wolfgram. She married Oscar R. Kurth on October 29, 1949. Oscar preceded her in death on December 11, 1976. Together they had 3 children, Larry (Karen) Kurth (Wausau); Randy (Pam) Kurth (Wausau); Sandra (John) Hilgemann (Lake Tomahawk). She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Thomas Kehrberg, Robert Kurth, Kristin (Paul) Lundine, Samantha (Kenneth) Rodemeier, Kaitlyn (Zach) Troyer, Kendra Hilgemann (fiance' Nate Troyer), Ezra Kurth and 3 great grandchildren, Bennett, Thomas, Jeremiah, and she'll be watching over her soon to arrive 4th great grandson. 

 

Ruth was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Howard and Dale, and 2 sisters, Donna and Eileen. Surviving brother, Roger (Wausau). She was also preceded in death by very special friend of many years, Russ Beckman. 

 

Ruth retired from 29 Supermarket after many years of pursuing her love of baking. She will forever be remembered for her homemade bread and peppernuts. When she wasn't baking, she enjoyed traveling, sewing, bowling, puzzles and watching Hallmark. Most of all, Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Of recent, she loved spending time with her great grandchildren and watching them grow. Ruth was a kind soul with a witty sense of humor and a little bit of spunk. Her love was unconditional and her friendship true. She will be missed by many. 

 

Services for Ruth will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 25 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Stewart Avenue, Wausau with Rev. Timothy Smith officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. at the church. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.

 

Helke Funeral Home of Wausau is assisting the family with arrangements

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

10:00 - 10:45am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church - Stewart

501 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church - Stewart

501 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

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Burial

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Starts at 11:45am (Central time)

Restlawn Memorial Park

4710 N Troy St, Wausau, WI 54403

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