Arline E. Ruhs, born in Ashippun on July 25, 1919, to John Walter and Louisa Radtke, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Shorehaven in Oconomowoc on June 19, 2019, at the age of 99.
Arline graduated from Oconomowoc High School in 1937 and worked various jobs until marrying her husband Gerhardt on Nov. 1, 1947, after their children were born she went to work for 25 years for a dry cleaner and then worked for more than 40 years at Oconomowoc Manufacturing until her retirement in 2009. Arline loved gardening and watching "Wheel of Fortune."
Preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Gerhardt. Enduring mother to Corinne (Konrad) Plachetta, Verna Ruhs and her husband Gary Liedtke. Grandmother of Konrad (Joy) and great-grandmother of Sara and Nicholas. Preceded in death by her brothers Ray and Paul Radtke. Further survived by other family and friends.
Visitation will be held Monday at Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home in Oconomowoc from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be held at Ixonia Lutheran Cemetery following the service.
The family would like to thank everyone at Shorehaven for their outstanding care of Arline.
Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home
121 S. Cross St. Oconomowoc