Ardis M. (Ruosch) Corkhill

JANESVILLE - Ardis M. (Ruosch) Corkhill, age 81, of Janesville, died Sunday, November 17, 2013, at home.

She was born on August 9, 1932, in Janesville, the daughter of Louis and Laura (Hendren) Schaber. Ardis married Wayne Ruosch on November 17, 1950, and after Wayne passed away on February 13, 1985, Ardis married Lloyd Corkhill on November 2, 1991. Lloyd preceded her in death on December 10, 1994.

Ardis was a founding member of Peace Lutheran Church, where she was also active in the Ladies Aid. She is survived by her 9 children: Jon (Tracey) Ruosch of Milton, Jim (Misty) Ruosch, Mike Ruosch and Steve (Robin) Ruosch all of Janesville, Kim (David) Riyeff of Janesville, Kathy (Mark) Olsen of Cowan, TN, Laurie (Dennis McNeal) Ruosch, Brenda Ruosch, and Tammy Bellcour, all of Janesville; and a son-in-law, Dave Gonzalez of Janesville. Ardis is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren; 2 step-children, Bert Corkhill of Janesville and Becky Barfknect of Janesville; 5 siblings, Louis (Bev) Schaber of Janesville, Shirley Knickerbocker of Janesville, Joy (Robert) Seeman of Janesville, Ernie (Tina) Kjerstad of Evansville, and Erroll Kjerstad of Footville.

Ardis was preceded in death by her 2 husbands; daughter, Lisa Gonzalez; and step-daughter, Lois Courtney.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Peace Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at Milton Lawn Memorial Park. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at Peace Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church.

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