Ruth M. Wilson, age 85, of Owen, died Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen at 11:00 AM. Reverend Tony Ring will officiate. A visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home in Owen on Wednesday. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery in the Town of Hixon.
Ruth was born April 25, 1928 to Richard and Tilda (Koske) Hill in the Town of Longwood. She attended Owen schools and was a 1946 graduate of Owen High School. Ruth was united in marriage to Claude Wilson on August 30, 1952 in Owen, Wisconsin.
Ruth worked as a beautician for Irene Lehnen for a while in her shop in Owen and later owned and operated the Kut and Kurl Beauty Shop in Owen.
Ruth is survived by her children; Diane (Dale) Parker of Owen, Patrick (Lisa) Wilson of Tucson, AZ, grandchildren; Erich Kapfer III of Thorp, Tanya Kapfer of Withee, Tammy (Erik) Stinson of Owen, Kevin Kapfer of Eau Claire and Candace Wilson of Tucson, AZ, great-grandchildren; Roy, Lilli and Charlotte Stinson, Derek Potocnik and Kashton Kapfer.
Ellen is preceded in death by her parents, husband in 2003, brothers; Helge and Hugo Hill, sisters; Helen Stalcar and Lillian Hill and one grandson; Erich Kapfer Jr.
The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home of Owen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com