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Ruth Louise Hart (nee:Kamholz)

February 23, 1929 — October 31, 2021

Hart, Ruth Louise, age 92, of Burlington, formerly Waterford and Florida, passed away peacefully at her residence with her loving family by her side on October 31, 2021. Ruth was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 23, 1929, to Christ & Louise (nee: Goeckermann) Kamholz. Ruth grew up and was educated in the West Allis area and after graduating High School, met the love of her life while out with friends, in Mr. Clifford Hart. They were married in Waterford at St. Thomas Catholic Church, January 31, 1948. Ruth and Cliff eventually settled down in Waterford and raised their two boys. Ruth was very involved with her children and their school. She was a long-time employee of the First Wisconsin Bank in Milwaukee. In her spare time Ruth liked working and volunteering at her church in Wisconsin and later in Florida. Ruth enjoyed camping for many years at the Bark River Campground in Jefferson, where they kept a permanent campsite near relatives and friends. After they retired, they would use it as their summer “snowbird” residence, and they would enjoy winters in Florida. She enjoyed bowling, sheepshead, pinochle and bingo, Ruth had a deep love for her family, she will be dearly missed.
Ruth is survived by her son Jim (Marilyn) and son in law Paul Gajda; four grandchildren: Lisa (Dan) Russell, Erin (Joe) Gutsmiedl, Andy and Kerry (Matt) Bienemen; five greatgrandchildren: Sam (Joe) Stephenson, Zach Kirchner, Ryan and Adam Bieneman and Max Gutsmiedl and other relatives and many friends.
Preceded in death by her loving Husband, wonderful parents, two sisters, one brother and son Dennis.
A small family service will be held in the near future. Please check back to or call (262)534-2233 for any updates.
Family would like to send a special heartwarming thank you to the Staff at Pine Brooke Point Assisted Living Facility and the caregivers from Aurora at Home Hospice for the loving care of their Mom/Grandmother in her time of need.

Mealy Funeral Home
225 W. Main St.
Waterford, WI 53185
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