Ruth Marie Butera
Ruth Marie Butera, 86, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Ruth was born March 5, 1935, in La Crosse, to Frank and Lillian Guenther. Ruth married her college sweetheart, Michael Butera, in 1956 and celebrated 61 years together until his passing in 2017. Ruth was a graduate of University of Wisconsin, became a beloved third grade teacher, until becoming a full-time mother and homemaker, her favorite profession. Ruth is survived by her four children; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; Ruth's sister, Corinne Peterson.