Ruth G. Schwerfeger
Ruth G. Schwertfeger, 103, of
North Fond du Lac, died peacefully on Friday, March 3, 2017, at Touchstone
She was born on October 5,
1913, in Fond du Lac, a daughter of Emil and Mary Groth Schultz.
On November 4, 1933, she
married Marvin Schwertfeger at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor
Becker officiating. He preceded her in
death in November of 1974.
Ruth enjoyed square dancing,
sewing, gardening, horses, drawing, and loved the farm.
She is survived by a
daughter, Nancy Lee Schwartzkopf of Menasha, two grandchildren: Jonathon and Joseph Schwartzkopf; three
great-grandchildren: Adrienne, Faith, and Ty; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; her husband, Marvin; a son, Dennis Schwertfeger; a son-in-law,
Richard Schwartzkopf; two brothers:
Edwin and Walter Schultz; and four sisters: Edna Schultz, Eleanor Touchett, Lillian
Kuhnz, and Emily Prasser.
VISITATION: The visitation will be from 10:00 -12:00 p.m.
on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Salem-Eldorado United Methodist Church, W7910
Church Road, on the corner of Church Road and County Road I, Fond du Lac.
SERVICE: The funeral service will be held at 12:00
p.m. on Thursday at Salem-Eldorado United Methodist Church with Rev. Karyn
Burial will be in Ledgeview
Memorials may be directed to
Touchstone Living Center.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420