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Ruth Ann Gahn

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Gahn, Ruth Ann (Nee Sherburne ) Entered into Eternal Life on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the age of 86 years. Beloved wife for 56 years of the late Anthony J. Gahn, Sr. Loving mother of Ellen Johnson, Susan (Mike) Bursaw, Anthony (Jill) Gahn, Jr., and Judith (Dennis) Murphy. Proud grandmother of Elizabeth (fiancé Barry Belcher) Johnson, Jennifer (Chris) Paplow, Kevin and Maddie Bursaw, Anthony III (Lisa), Mary Beth, Billy and Jim Gahn and Chris, Joe (fiancée Veronica Sotelo), Monica and Sarah Murphy. Dear sister of Barbara Nealon. Further survived by other loving relatives and friends. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 4, from 4PM until time of Prayer Services at 7PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at ST. MONICA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5601 N. Santa Monica Blvd., in Whitefish Bay on Thursday at 11:00 AM. (Please meet at Church) Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials in Ruth Ann's name may be directed to St. Monica School Endowment Fund, 5635 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay, WI 53217 or Messmer Catholic School Development Office, 742 W. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53206. Ruth Ann was a graduate of Messmer High School and Marquette University. She was a long time member of the Christ Child Society and St. Monica's Parish. Ruth Ann was also a member of Jean D'arc, College Endowment and the Whitefish Bay Women's Club. She helped support MICA and St. Catherine's Residence with her time, energy and gifts. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Dr. Scott Jorgensen and Lawliss Hospice in Mequon for their loving care and compassion.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 1, 2014
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