Ruth M. Krohn, age 93 of Whitewater, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2018 at Glenwood Assisted Living in Whitewater, WI. She was born January 28, 1925 in Helenville, WI to Joseph and Sadie (Neipert) Walther. On November 3, 1962 she married Willard Krohn, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
She worked for Schweiger Industrial of Jefferson WI, Clinton Power Co. of Whitewater, and Whitewater Electronics, and volunteered at the Food Pantry in her retirement. Ruth was a life-long active member of Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Ruth was a great baker and loved to share family meals after church on Sundays. The holidays would not have been complete without her apple pies, pumpkin bars, and Christmas cutoff cookies! Ruth enjoyed sewing and took pride in mending the family’s clothing.
Ruth is survived by her daughter Mavis (William) Salske of Whitewater, WI, grandchildren Lori (Danny) Ross of Sun Prairie, WI, Sheri (Harmen II) Tjaarda of Scottsdale, AZ, and great grandchildren MacKenzie, Alexandria, , Harmen III “Trae”, Bobbi, and Jacob. Ruth is further survived by many other relatives and friends.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Ruby, and brother Royal (Katherine) Walther.
A Service will take place at 12:30 on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at the Nitardy Funeral Home, 550 N. Newcomb St., Whitewater, WI. Burial to follow at Hillside Cemetery, Whitewater, WI.
Memorials to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Whitewater, WI.
The family would like to thank the Richard Walther family and Carol, Marion, and Sue from Brookdale Manor for all your love and support.