Ruth W. Sawatzki, age 83, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2010, at Wheaton-Franciscan Healthcare. Ruth was born in Schlesien, Germany, June 20, 1926, daughter of the late Martin and Marta (Nee: Schlottig) Krause.
Survivors include her children, Birgit (Charles) Koenig of Buffalo Grove, IL, Gerald Sawatzki of Racine; her grandchildren, Erin (Alexander) Lange, Renee Fries, Lindsey Sawatzki, Evan Sawatzki; her great-granddaughters, Elisabeth and Lilli; brother, Gerhard (Irene) Krause; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brother, Edgar Krause.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 26, 2010, at noon at the funeral home with Rev. Michael Mueller officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the funeral home from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. Memorials to Emmanuel Lutheran Church have been suggested.
Please see Sunday's Journal Times for a full notice.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888