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Ruth Helen Hebbe

August 10, 1942 ~ January 26, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

Ruth Helen Hebbe, age 79, of Princeton, WI, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Appleton. She was born on August 10, 1942, in Fond du Lac, WI, a daughter of Alvin and Lillian (Kaatz) Hebbe. She was baptized and confirmed in March of 1956 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Princeton.

 

Ruth graduated from Princeton High School in 1960. She began working at Ripon Foods in Ripon WI, as a cookie packer on June 6, 1960, a job she held for 52 years before retiring on November 14, 2012. She enjoyed her job packing cookies and made many life-long friends.

 

Ruth was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Princeton and its Gleaners. She was also a member of the Princeton Women’s Club. She loved country and western shows, line dancing, polka dances, playing cards, collecting cookbooks, recipes and guardian angels. In her spare time, she enjoyed doing word finds.  Ruth had a big heart and was always willing to help anyone out when she could.

 

Those Ruth leaves behind to cherish her memory include her sister, Marion (Harold) Stelter; niece, Nicole Stelter; nephew, Eric Stelter; cousins, friends and wonderful neighbors. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Lillian Hebbe.

 

A funeral service for Ruth Helen Hebbe will be held on Monday, January 31, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 226 S. Clinton St., in Princeton. Pastor John Stelter will officiate. Ruth will be laid to rest following the service in the Memory Hill Cemetery in Princeton. For those attending the services, the family has requested masks please be worn. Please visit our website www.wachholzandsons.com to send a condolence or to share a memory of Ruth with her family.

 

Wachholz and Sons Funeral Home

Sunset Cremation Center in Princeton

Serving the Family, 920-295-6631 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 31, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
226 South Clinton St.
Princeton, WI 54968

Funeral Service
Monday
January 31, 2022

11:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church
226 South Clinton St.
Princeton, WI 54968

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