Janet Ruth Mier
Janet Ruth Mier, age 89, passed away on November 3, 2017. She was born on August 30, 1928, in Madison. Ruth graduated from Madison West High School in 1946. Ruth was married to Arnold Mier in 1950. She was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Middleton. Ruth belonged to the Daughters of the American Revolution, enjoyed gardening and worked for the Wisconsin Dairy Herd Improvement Assn. (WDHIA). Ruth was a very involved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her children, Janet (Wayne) Dykstra, Joanne (Joseph) Faust, Gary (Karen) Mier and Jeanne (Ernest) Frie; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Mier, brothers, John Hurd, Robert Hurd, Richard Hurd, and David Hurd; and sisters, Vernona Linley and Carol Gessler.
A Celebration of “Ruth’s” Life will be held at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave., Middleton at 11 AM on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 from 4 pm until 7 pm and also on Thursday from 10 AM until the time of the service. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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