Obit: Ruesch, Irene A. (1922 - 2008)


Surnames: Ruesch, Rudolph, Ramskugler, Friess, Altepeter

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, 18 Dec. 2008

Ruesch, Irene A. (27 Nov. 1922 - 16 Dec. 2008)

MEDFORD -- Irene A. Ruesch, 86, of Medford died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center under the care of Hope Hospice. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Interment will be in Medford Evergreen Cemetery II.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Hemer Funeral Home.

Irene was born Nov. 27, 1922, in the town of Medford, to Leo and Hilda (Rudolph) Ramskugler. She was married to Wilbur "Bud" S. Ruesch on Aug. 11, 1947. He preceded her in death Sept. 16, 2001.

Prior to marriage, she taught school in Marinette, then moved to Medford in 1945. She taught primary and special education in Medford Area Public Schools for many years before retiring in 1985.

She is survived by her children, Jon (Marcy) Ruesch of Chicago, Janice Ruesch of La Crosse and Linda (Michael) Friess of Franklin; two grandsons; four brothers, Chester Ramskugler of Milwaukee, Floyd (Kay) Ramskugler of Stow, Ohio, Leroy (Leona) Ramskugler of Cudahy and Richard (Marilyn) Ramskugler of Columbiana, Ohio; and a sister, Patricia (Joseph "Bud") Altepeter of Elgin, Ill.



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