Sargent, Ruth Marie (Hansen)
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Ruth Marie Sargent (Hansen), 80 died quietly of natural causes Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Hayward, Wis. Ruth was born Oct. 23, 1932, in Green Bay, to Forest Hansen and Ruth (Boucher) Hansen and affectionately called Doll by her sister, Carla Jean Denil. She married Robert E Sargent on June 18, 1956, at the United Methodist Church, by her uncle the Rev. Arnold R. Boucher.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Ruth and Forest. She brought six souls into the world including, Kathy Dost, Sue Ann Hansen, Jenny Williams, David Sargent, Susan Sargent and James Sargent. She also loved nine grandchildren and eight great-grand-children. Ruth was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist church. She graduated with an Associate degree in Accounting from Nicolet Technical College in Rhinelander, Wis. She was an Enrolled Agent and certified Tax preparer and ran her own accounting business. She was a member of the Mabel Chapter #181 Order of the Eastern Star and maintained many long term friendships though the years. Ruth was also an active participant within the Campfire Kids organization. She enjoyed travel, camping, skiing and water sports. She was a foodie and loved to experiment with new recipes and share them with both friends and family. She was both a wonderful mother and wife. She will be greatly missed.
We are welcoming all friends and family to gather together and celebrate her life on Jan. 19, 2013, at the Hayward United Methodist Church from 1 to 4 p.m.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2013