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Ruth K. Roen

Ruth K. Roen, 86, of Hawthorne, died Sunday, April 15, 2007, at Golden Living Center in Superior. Born Nov. 27, 1920, in South Range, she was a lifelong area resident. Ruth was a member of Whispering Pines Evangelical Free Church, a charter membe...

Ruth K. Roen, 86, of Hawthorne, died Sunday, April 15, 2007, at Golden Living Center in Superior.

Born Nov. 27, 1920, in South Range, she was a lifelong area resident.

Ruth was a member of Whispering Pines Evangelical Free Church, a charter member of Flora Bunda Garden Club and a member of Hawthorne Knitting Club.

Surviving are three daughters, Virginia (Ernie) Strum, Nekoosa, Diane (Harold) Olson, South Range, and Pam Turman, Hixson, Tenn.; four sons, Richard (Sue) Roen, Franklin Park, Ill., Roy Roen, Hawthorne, Leonard (Susie) Roen, Tehachapi, Calif., and Peter (Renee) Roen, Roscoe, Ill.; a stepson, Robert Roen, Port Huron, Mich.; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otto, a son, Bruce, two brothers and two sisters.

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The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Whispering Pines Church, Hawthorne, with the Rev. Tom Lindberg officiating.

Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Friday in Downs Funeral Home and continues Saturday for one hour prior to the service in the church. Interment will be in Parkview Cemetery, Hawthorne.

Pallbearers will be Steven and Jamie Wick, Chuck Swanson, Jordan Turman, Andy Roen, Carl Peterson, Jeff and Larry Strum.

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