Ruth I. Wolf

PORTAGE - Ruth I. Wolf, age 96, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at UW Hospital in Madison.

Ruth was born on October 11, 1924, the daughter of John and Alaine (Leber) Rebhan. She married David Wolf on January 15, 1949 in LaCrosse. Ruth was a member of the Portage Country Club, Portage Bowling Assoc., the Elkettes, the American Legion Auxiliary and St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pardeeville. She won the United States Women’s Curling Championship in February 1969 with Skip Eleanor Miller, Jeanette Brant and Donna Hughes. She was an avid card player and enjoyed her weekly get-togethers with her friends.  

She is survived by her children, Gary (Kathy) Wolf, Dallas, TX, Gregory (Carol) Wolf, Redondo Beach, CA, Robert (Pat Oelke) Wolf, Endeavor; grandchildren, Tara (Mark) McClure, Frisco, TX, Tracy (Joe) Stein, Las Vegas, NV, Jeff (Nicole) Wolf, Waukesha, Ashley (Matt) Grebben, Muskego; step-grandchildren, Dana (Kyle) Rowe, Waupun, Nicole (Troy) Schissel, Rice Lake; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Lorraine Bummert of LaCrosse; other relatives and many close friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; son, Michael; grandson, David Michael; and step-grandson, Michael Borden.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Pardeeville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Vincent de Paul, 1311 W. Wisconsin St., Portage, WI  53901.

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.

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