Ruth M. Hansen

Hansen, Ruth M.

Ruth M. Hansen, 88, Green Bay, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013.

She was born March 13, 1924 in Green Bay to Richard & Hannah Sheriff.

Ruth was a graduate of West High School in 1942.

She married Herbert B. Hansen, he survives. Survivors include a son, Patrick (Patricia Novotny) Hansen; two grandchildren, Kristen & Kyle; sister, Phyllis (Carroll) Tuttle; brother, Jerry Sheriff; many nieces and nephews; and her antiquing godchild, Sandy Gehrke.

She was preceded in death by her mother & father; her son, Tom Hansen; siblings, Robert & Irv Sheriff, Mary (Dick) Brock.

Ruth enjoyed antiquing, shopping, being outdoors, taking special care of her best friend, Marty, and meeting and socializing with all people.

Friends may call from 9:30 until 11:00am Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established in Ruth's name. To leave a message for the family online, please visit

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the ICU staff at Aurora Baycare Hospital.


Funeral Home

Newcomer Funeral Home
340 S Monroe Ave Green Bay, WI 54301

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Jan. 24, 2013