Ruth Hunter, age 87, of Janesville, died October 13, 2012 at Cedar Crest. She was born on July 5, 1925 in Waukesha, WI, the daughter of Paul and Cora (McGreen) Bruhn. She married Maurice Hunter on July 26, 1948 in Dubuque, Iowa. He preceded her in death on January 12, 1993. Ruth was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Janesville Moose Lodge. Ruth was a caring mother and grandmother who always thought of others before herself. She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren, family and friends.
She is survived by 3 children: Patricia (Leonard) Willing of Fort Wayne, IN, Jo Ellen (Tom) Schumacher of Baldwin, WI, Todd Joseph Hunter of Menasha; 9 grandchildren; 2 great grand children; 2 siblings: Robert (Marge) Bruhn of Edgerton, Betty Enright of Eagle; many nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 sons: Michael Hunter, Maurice "Butch" Hunter Jr.; and 3 sisters: Virginia, Janet and Catherine.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at the ST. MARYS CATHOLIC CHURCH, Janesville at 10:00 A.M. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Edgerton, WI. A visitation will be held on Monday, October 15, 2012 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY