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Ruth Wimmer

1909 - 1999

Whitewater, WI

Ruth A. Wimmer of Whitewater, formerly of Watertown, died October 17, 1999, at the Mulberry Glen Assisted Living Center in Whitewater at the age of 90. She was born in Watertown on August 24, 1909, the daughter of Otto and Clara (nee Schley) Goeldner. Ruth attended Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam and married Joseph Wimmer on June 4, 1929, at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Watertown. She was a member of St. Paulís church choir and enjoyed traveling, painting, drawing and reading and writing poetry.


She is survived by her two sons, Judge Joseph E. (Sue) Wimmer of Waukesha and Winfield Wimmer of Whitewater; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph, on Sept. 5, 1987; and one sister, Mabel Bennin.


Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at St. Paulís Episcopal Church in Watertown; the Rev. E. Charles Miller will officiate. Interment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown. Memorials to St. Paulís Episcopal Church or the Mulberry Glen Assisted Living Center in Whitewater are appreciated.


Pederson Funeral Homes served the family.




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