Ruth D. Wilm
Wilm Ruth D., age 88 of White Bear lake. Born Jan. 6, 1914 in Loman, MN. Passed away Oct. 11, 2002. Preceded in death by beloved husband, Fred; parents, Esther Palm & Erick Gustaf Johnson; sisters, Alice Anshus, Eva Wirkkula & Irene Jerentosky. Survived by daughters, Barbara Ellis, Jackie (Paul) Colaizy; sons, Michael (Monica) & Bradley (Ruth); grandchildren, Doug, Gwynne, Cascia, Lyndsay, Justin, Laura, Katie, Dallas & Missy; brother, Paul Johnson of International Falls, MN. Also survived by dear nieces, nephews, friends & St. Stephen Lutheran Church family, especially Pastor Dan Brumm. Special thanks to the many loving caregivers at White Bear Lake Care Center. Many years ago Ruth was a schoolteacher on the Nett Lake Indian Reservation in Northern Minnesota where she taught eight grades in a one room school. When she & Fred moved to White Bear Lake, Ruth became a charter member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church and she was very involved in her church circle & bible study group. Her other passion was to be surrounded by family. Ruth was a fantastic cook & baker. She also enjoyed working crossword puzzles & other word games. Funeral service Thursday 11:00 AM at St. Stephen Lutheran Church (1965 E. County Rd E WBL). Visitation Wednesday 5-8 PM at Honsa Family Funeral Home (2460 East County Rd E WBL) & 1 hr prior to service at the CHURCH. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials preferred. Honsa Family 651-429-6172
Published on October 14, 2002
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