Ringa Funeral Home
122 S. Milwaukee Ave. (Rte. 83)
Lake Villa, IL 60046
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Ruth Marie Lexau of Oshkosh, WI, died August 10, 2018. She was born in Chicago on April 20, 1922 to Hoiden and Helga Lexau. The family moved to Long Lake, IL, when she was a child. She graduated from Grant High School and she worked for the First National Bank of Chicago for over 35 years. She was a charter member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Lake and has been a member there ever since. She loved sports in school and gardening as an adult. She is survived by her nieces Barbara (late John) Schipke, Linda Reiff, Janet (Marty) Padilla and Beth Charvet; and grandnieces and nephews Mark Reiff and Timothy (Danielle) Reiff , David Lexau, Jenny Lexau, Steve (Kathy) Schipke, Katherine Paybins, and Karen (Derek) Farsund. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers and their wives Harold (Florence) and George (Marion) Lexau; her nephew, John Lexau; and her niece Christine Lexau. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Ringa Funeral Home, 122 S. Milwaukee Ave. (Route 83), Lake Villa, IL 60046 beginning at 11:00 a.m. with the funeral service following at 12:00 p.m. Burial will be at Northshore Garden of Memories in North Chicago, IL.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Aug. 12, 2018
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