Ruth H. Stepenske, Lake Geneva, WI/Fontana, WI (1922 - 2015)
October 25, 1922 - July 31, 2015
Ruth was born on Oct. 25, 1922, in Chicago, to Nicholas and Helen (Mayer) Vanderkloot. She passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015, at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. Ruth worked many years as a legal secretary. She enjoyed her many condo friends and loved her bookkeeping duties as a member of the condo association board. Ruth’s favorite things were doing her crossword puzzles, golfing and square dancing with Art, and wintering in Arizona.
Ruth is survived by her daughters: Susan (Michael) Magic, Marilyn (Jack) Wittry, and Barbara (Steve Spitzer) Alexander; grandchildren: Doug (Leesa) and Scott (Jenny) Magic, Michael (Jill), Matthew (Audrey) and Peter Wittry, and Christine (Jeff) Van Dyke; great-grandchildren: Jackie and Connor Wittry and Oliver Magic; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Stepenske, whom she married on Aug. 25, 1945, in Chicago; and her sister, Betty (John) Stanish.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 until 6 p.m. at TOYNTON’S WALWORTH FUNERAL HOME, 328 Kenosha St. (just west of Rt. 14), Walworth and again on Wednesday at ST. BENEDICTS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 137 Dewey Ave., Fontana, WI from 9:30 until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Memory Garden in Lake Geneva. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, Lakeland Medical Center, W3985 County Road NN, Elkhorn, WI 53121