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Ruth M. Bergman, age 95, of Evergreen Nursing Home Oshkosh went to join her Savior on Friday February 22, 2013 at St.
Elizabeth's Hospital Appleton. She was born on October 21, 1917 a daughter of Fredrick and Minnie (Darkow) Luebke.
Ruth married Arthur G. Bergman on October 19, 1939. For most of their married life they lived in Van Dyne, Wi.
Ruth was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church in the town of Nekimi. She was baptized, confirmed and attended parochial school there, her Christian walk continued thru out her entire life. At St. John's she was a devoted Sunday Teacher for 35 years, sang in the choir, was President of the woman's group for several years. Ruth started the St.
John's Food Pantry which has helped hundred's of families over the years. She helped organize the Prayer group at church
Ruth loved her fellow members and was loyal to the pastors that served St John's over the years.
Ruth enjoyed cooking and baking and spent many hours working in her garden. She owned and operated an Antique Shop in Van Dyne and enjoyed selling at the Cedarburg Flea Market with her husband.
Survivors include her son Frederick (Barbara) Bergman Fond du Lac, Grandchildren Patrick Sweeney Oshkosh, and Elizabeth (Neil) Peterson Plover, WI and Great Grandchildren Oliver and Isadora Peterson. She is further survived by Nieces and Nephews and their families.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her Brother Henry Luebke and sisters Ada Knack, Dora Babler, Margaret Beduhn, Amanda Goyke and their spouses.
The funeral service for Ruth will be held Wednesday February 27, 2013 at St John's Lutheran Church 491 Old Oregon Rd. Oshkosh, WI with visitation from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the church and the service to follow. Burial will take place at St. John's Cemetery following the service.
Also a special thanks to the caring staff at Evergreen Creekside Unit and the medical staff at St. Elizabeth's Hospital for caring for Ruth in her time of need
Published in Oshkosh Northwestern from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2013