Friday, December 5, 2008

Ruth Ann Back

Mrs. Ruth Ann Back, 92, passed away on Friday evening, Dec. 5, 2008 at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare/All Saints.

She was born in Chicago on Oct. 24, 1916, to the late Hubert and Selma (nee: Holldorf) Eifler. She was united in marriage to Clyde B. Back in Racine, on Aug. 27, 1938; he preceded her in death on March 19, 1988.

She was employed at Central Association and Kurten Medical Group. She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church. She was an avid bridge player, bowler and member of Maple Grove Homemakers. Most of all she loved her family and grandchildren with their sports and special activities.

She is survived by five children, Karen (Michael) Maren, Tom (Zayda) Back, Judy (Lowell) Tietyen, David (Paula) Back and Rick (Lonnie) Back; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Marie Kanetzke; and sister-in-law, Elaine Eifler. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Eifler.

Funeral services will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 3700 Washington Ave., on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at 11 a.m. with Revs. Randal Poppe and Thomas Chryst officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet at the church on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Back to Grace Lutheran Church have been suggested.

Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine (262) 634-3361

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