1900 - 2004
Ruth F. Benzel, 104, of Waterloo,
formerly of Watertown, died
Funeral services were at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. Norman E. Wall officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorials were suggested to Highland House of Waterloo, Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown or the charity of one's choice.
The former Ruth F. Winkenwerder was born
Ruth attended Watertown schools and had been secretary at Nowack Funeral Home, now Pederson Funeral Home, for 17 years. She also worked at Albrecht's Paint Store and Emerson Oil Company.
Ruth was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church. She was also a member and past president of the ladies auxiliary of American Legion Post No. 189.
Ruth was a very loving and friendly person. She loved doing things for others and had a number of hobbies, including making pinecone wreaths, growing roses, making quilts and baking.
Son William (Pat) Benzel of Watertown
Grandson Glenn Benzel of Watertown
Granddaughter Laura (Michael) Becker of Menasha
Two great-grand-sons Nicholas and John Becker, both of Menasha
Brother Roy Winkenwerder of Milwaukee
PRECEDED IN DEATH:
Daughter Betty Benzel
Sister Alice Schwartz-Griffin
Sister-in-law Pauline Winkenwerder
Brother-in-law Rudolph Schwart
History of Watertown, Wisconsin