Thursday, January 1, 2009

Ruth A. (Reynolds) Graham

Ruth A. Graham, age 84, passed away January 1, 2009, at Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie. She was born in Oshkosh on October 15, 1924, daughter of the late George and Mildred (Nee: Hoy) Reynolds.

Ruth was a graduate of Wm Horlick High School and had worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 30 years for St. Mary’s Hospital, High Ridge Hospital and Lincoln Lutheran, retiring in 1989. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her six children, Michael (Linda) Graham of Racine, David (Monica) Graham of Racine, Michelle (Robert) Bailey of Wheatland, WI, Paulette (James) Metzger of Racine, Kelly Graham of Racine and Jay Graham of Kenosha; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; special friend, Jack Heegeman; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends including her favorite cat, Baby Sweeti. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Mae, and two brothers, Rollin and Harold.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 4, 2009, at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Diane Petrault officiating. Relatives and friends may meet prior to the service from 5-7 p.m. Memorials to the Milwaukee Humane Society or the Salvation Army have been suggested,

A special thank you to Ruth’s best friend and niece, Diane “Cookie” Flanagan and Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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