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Ruth Finn

 

Date:

August 2nd, 1921 - December 11th, 2011

 

Obituary:

Ruth E Finn age 90 died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on December 11th. Preceded in death by her husband William (Bill) Finn and her parents Harry and Sarah Widdes. Ruth was born in Superior, Wisconsin on August 2 nd, 1921 and was raised in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. She graduated from Superior State Teachers College in 1942. She taught school in Dallas, West Bend, Neenah Menasha and Superior, Wisconsin. Ruth was a Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed by her sons and daughter in laws Michael (Debbie) Finn, Jeffrey (Bonnie) Finn and daughter and son in law Cindy Kanter (Douglas) all of Minnetonka, Minnesota. Grandchildren Andy and Libby Finn, Jodi Finn, Amy Finn, Steven Finn, Daniel Kanter and Jonathan Kanter. Great Grandchildren Max Finn and David Finn. She is also survived by her sister Harriet Wolstan Los Angeles, California, brother and sister in law Skipper and Carole Mae Widdes Rice Lake, Wisconsin and brother Jerry Widdes Delhi, Iowa. Sister in law Minnie Bergman St. Louis Park, Minnesota and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Ruth will be remembered for her beautiful smile, loving nature, keen wit and sense of humor. She loved not only her family but her friends from Superior and Duluth and the friendships she cultivated upon her move to Knollwood Place. Her love of bridge, canasta, mahjong, trips to the casino and reading were activities that Ruth so enjoyed. Graveside services will be held at the Superior Hebrew Cemetery in Superior, Wisconsin, 11 a.m. THURSDAY December 15th. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the donorís choice. SHIVA will be 7 p.m. Thursday night at Knollwood Place in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

 

Memorials:

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Services:

Graveside

 

Cemetery:

Superior Hebrew Cemetery

Superior, WI

 

 

Ruth Finn - August 2nd, 1921 - December 11th, 2011
Ruth E Finn age 90 died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on December 11th.

Preceded in death by her husband William (Bill) Finn and her parents Harry and Sarah Widdes. Ruth was born in Superior, Wisconsin on August 2 nd, 1921 and was raised in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. She graduated from Superior State Teachers College in 1942. She taught school in Dallas, West Bend, Neenah Menasha and Superior, Wisconsin.

Ruth was a Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed by her sons and daughter in laws Michael (Debbie) Finn, Jeffrey (Bonnie) Finn and daughter and son in law Cindy Kanter (Douglas) all of Minnetonka, Minnesota. Grandchildren Andy and Libby Finn, Jodi Finn, Amy Finn, Steven Finn, Daniel Kanter and Jonathan Kanter. Great Grandchildren Max Finn and David Finn. She is also survived by her sister Harriet Wolstan Los Angeles, California, brother and sister in law Skipper and Carole Mae Widdes Rice Lake, Wisconsin and brother Jerry Widdes Delhi, Iowa. Sister in law Minnie Bergman St. Louis Park, Minnesota and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Ruth will be remembered for her beautiful smile, loving nature, keen wit and sense of humor. She loved not only her family but her friends from Superior and Duluth and the friendships she cultivated upon her move to Knollwood Place. Her love of bridge, canasta, mahjong, trips to the casino and reading were activities that Ruth so enjoyed.

Graveside services will be held at the Superior Hebrew Cemetery in Superior, Wisconsin, 11 a.m. THURSDAY December 15th. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the donorís choice. SHIVA will be 7 p.m. Thursday night at Knollwood Place in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

source: Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapels

 

Ruth E Widdes Finn

 

Birth:Aug. 2, 1921

Superior

Douglas County

Wisconsin, USA

Death:Dec. 11, 2011

Saint Louis Park

Hennepin County

Minnesota, USA

 

Ruth E Finn, 90, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family Dec 11, 2011. She was born in Superior on Aug 2, 1921, the daughter of Harry and Sarah Widdes, and raised in Rice Lake, WI. She graduated from Superior State Teachers College in 1942, and taught school in Dallas, West Bend, Neenah, Menasha and Superior in Wisconsin.

 

Ruth will be remembered for her beautiful smile, loving nature, keen wit and sense of humor. She loved not only her family, but her friends from Superior and Duluth and the friendships she cultivated upon her move to Knollwood Place. Her love of bridge, canasta, mahjong, trips to the casino and reading were activities that Ruth so enjoyed.

 

Ruth was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Finn; and her parents.

 

She will be deeply missed by her sons, Michael (Debbie) Finn and Jeffrey (Bonnie)Finn; daughter, Cindy (Douglas) Kanter, all of Minnetonka, MN; grandchildren, Andy and Libby Finn, Jodi Finn, Amy Finn, Steven Finn, Daniel Kanter and Jonathan Kanter; great-grandchildren, Max Finn and David Finn; sister, Harriet Wilstan, Los Angeles, CA; brothers, Skipper (Carole Mae) Widdes, Rice Lake, WI and Jerry Widdes, Delhi, IA; sister-in-law, Minnie Bergman, St Louis park, MN; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

Graveside services will be held at the Superior Hebrew Cemetery in Superior.

 

(Superior Telegram)

Family links:

Parents:

Harry Widdes (1882 - 1976)

Sarah Widdes (1891 - 1971)

Spouse:

William L Finn (1915 - 2005)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:

Hebrew Cemetery

Superior

Douglas County

Wisconsin, USA

 

 

 

 

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