Obit: Wiegman, Ruby T. (1922 - 2016)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Wiegman, Winton, Kopp, Anderson, Smith, King, Runge

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 10/26/2016

Wiegman, Ruby T. (4 July 1922 – 17 October 2016)

Ruby T. Wiegman, 94, of Beach Park, IL, passed peacefully into the lord’s arms Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, with her daughter at her side after a brief time at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan.

Ruby was born July 4, 1922, on a farm near Neillsville. She met her late husband, Clarence L. Wiegman of Colby, while he was in the Civil Conservation Corp working in the Neillsville area. She left Neillsville at a young age to seek employment first in Milwaukee and later in Highland Park. She and Clarence were married in November of 1946 and settled in this area.

She was a longtime member of Yorkhouse United Methodist Church, had been involved in the Waukegan Masonic Lodge Lady’s Auxiliary, and in the 1960s was actively involved with the Beach Park Band Boosters. Ruby also enjoyed reading, gardening and knitting. Ruby was a devoted, loving wife and mother. Her family was her life and meant everything to her. She will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her daugher Judy Ann (Roger Smith) Anderson of Winthrop Harbor, IL; and siblings, Gladys King of Redgranite, Arlene Runge of Neillsville and Raymond Kopp of Humbird.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; one brother, George Kopp; and her parents: George and Bernice (Winton) Kopp; two brothers-in-law Ned King and Dale Runge; and a sister-in-law, Cornelia Kopp.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Gesche Funeral Home, 4 S. Grand Ave., Neillsville, WI 54456, where a visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in her memory is suggested Congdon Funeral Home, Zion, IL, in charge of local arrangements.



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