Obit: Kelty, Ruth Ann #2 (1944 - 1952)


Surnames: Kelty, Haupt, Worden

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 18 Dec 1952

Kelty, Ruth Ann (21 MAY 1944 - 11 DEC 1952)

Ruth Ann Kelty, youngest daughter of John A. Kelty and Maude (Haupt) Kelty, was born May 21, 1944 in West Beaver Township, Clark County, Wis. She attended the LaTart School in the Town of Beaver and the West Beaver Sunday School.

Ruth Ann Kelty was stricken with Bright's Disease on Nov. 7, and on Nov. 15th was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, where she passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, ec. 11, 1952, having reached the age of 8 years, 5 months and 20 days.

The body lay in state at the Schiller Funeral Parlors until Sunday afternoon, when it was taken to the home.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 15 at 1:30, with a Scripture reading and prayer at the home and at 2:00 p.m. at the West Beaver Chapel. She was laid to rest in the West Beaver Cemetery. The Rev. L.J. Chapman, Neillsville, officiated.

During the service Mrs. Kenneth Worden, Miss Elaine Worden sang "Jesus Love Me" and "Open Wide the Pearly Gates," accompanied by Mrs. Earl Worden at the piano.

The active pallbearers were Michael Smith, Douglas Severson, Arthur Wehrman Jr. and Bernard Lindgren.

The honorary pallbearers were Barbara Wehrman, Delores Kramer, Doris Stafford and Mary Lou Jolivette.

Those in charge of flowers were Jeanette Radly, Jeanette Wehrman, Jean Vogel, Marlene Kramer, Karen Lindgren, Gwendolyn Lindgren and Madelle Jolivette.

Ruth Ann is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kelty, two sisters, Maxine and Carol, and two brothers, Wayne and Jerry, all at home.

Those from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Haupt, Wittenberg; Mrs. Viola Metterknecht and son Robert, Schofield; Ed Zellner, Exland; Henry Haupt, Bloomer; Wm. Kelty, Kenneth, Vern and Marvin Kelty, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kelty, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kelty, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Neuman, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Witte Sr., Mrs. and Mrs. Harvey Gottschalk, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Matson, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Johnson, all of Unity; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kelty, Edgar; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Kelty, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hein, Mrs. Wm. Roohr, Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert White, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Herdrich, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Haupt and daughters, Janet and Darlene, Mrs. W. Nelson, all of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Swieso and Wilbert, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hubert, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hendrickson, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Verhulst, Mrs. P.M. Johnson and Mrs. august Stabnow, all of Greenwood.



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