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Ruth Korth, age 95, of Wayne

Posted: 22 May, 2017

Funeral services for Ruth L. Korth age 95, of Wayne will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. with family present. Interment will be at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Providence Medical Center Foundation and Greenwood Cemetery Association.  She passed away Sunday at Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield. Arrangements With Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.
Ruth Lucille Korth was born May 23, 1921, on a farm in Wayne County to Ernest and Anna (Brummond) Frevert. She was baptized June 26, 1921, at Salem Lutheran Church rural Wakefield and confirmed April 14, 1935, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church rural Wakefield.  Ruth married Wendell Korth March 4, 1945, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church rural Wakefield.  They farmed south of Wakefield until moving to Wayne and later to Blair for a few years. In 1976, the couple returned to Wayne. Over the years, Ruth was employed as a sales clerk at J.M. McDonalds in Wayne, Burkes Fashions in Blair, and then worked as a food service checker at Wayne State College for over 15 years.  She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, V.F.W. Auxiliary, Wayne Eagles Club Auxiliary, Wayne Senior Center, and enjoyed people.
   Ruth is survived by her sons, Roy (Elaine) Korth of Blair, Warren (Judy) Korth of Lincoln; Vaughan (Connie) Korth of Blair, and; eight grandchildren;  25 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; brother, Merlin (Kathleen) Frevert of Wayne; sister-in-law, Bonnie Frevert of Winside; nieces and nephews.
   Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wendell in 2006; brother, Glenville in 2013;
   Ruth’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to lunch in the church fellowship hall.        
Ruth L. Korth

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