Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Ruth Ann Mau

Mrs. Ruth Ann (nee: Wodicka) Mau, 88, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2011, at Lakeshore Manor.

Ruth was born in Franksville on January 31, 1923, to Joseph and Nellie (nee: VanSwol) Wodicka. On June 22, 1946, she was united in marriage to James Wallace Mau. He preceded her in death on June 30, 2011. She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church, Burlington, and the Hummel Club.

Ruth enjoyed gardening and needlework. Her greatest joy was being a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Sue Ellen (Larry) Rasch, Austin, MN; her grandsons, Scott (Angela) Rasch, Racine; and Todd (Ellen) Rasch, Pewaukee, WI; her great-grandchildren, Connor, Logan, Eden and Wesley; sister, Joann (Joe) Habetlar; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James; her parents; and brother, Harold Wodicka.

Funeral services will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home on Monday, November 21, 2011, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Robert Wang officiating. Entombment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family from noon until service time. Memorials may be directed to the National Parkinson Foundation, PO Box 5018 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.

The family would like to thank Lakeshore Manor for their compassion and the understanding care that they have shown to Ruth.

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

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