Ruth B. Witt
Witt, 95, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at Edenbrook of Fond du Lac
after a lengthy illness. She was a long
time resident on Prospect Avenue in North Fond du Lac. She was born February 6, 1924 in Fond du Lac,
the daughter of John and Edna Commo Michels.
On September 27, 1952 she married Russell A. Witt, co-founder of Uecker-Witt
Funeral Home, at St. Louis Church Rectory in Fond du Lac. He preceded her in death on August 16,
1980. Also, preceding her in death were
her parents, one brother, Lawrence Michels and sister-in-law, Margaret (Daniels)
She was a
graduate of Goodrich High School in 1942.
Ruth was a member of Presentation Church in North Fond du Lac. She worked for the Wisconsin Telephone
Company for twenty four years and did volunteer work at Manor Care Nursing Home
for over twenty years. Ruth had many
hobbies, which included, gardening, reading, and making everyone ceramic
gifts. She enjoyed time spent at the
cottage with family and friends.
Ruth is a special niece, Karen Michels and her husband, James Tills of Fond du
Lac; and many other nieces and nephews; her special neighbors, Helen and Rick
visitation will be held Friday, November 22, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at
Presentation Church in North Fond du Lac.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday at the
church. Burial will follow in St.
family extends a special thank you to the staff at Edenbrook of Fond du Lac,
especially the nurses and CNAs in the Memory Care Unit for their compassionate
care given to Ruth over the years. Also
to Erin, Eunice, and Kathleen from Heartland Hospice.
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.