Ruth M. Russek, 97

Ruth Marie Russek, age 97, of Delano, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at her home.

She was born Sept. 25, 1919, in Delano, to Thomas and Marie (Halubuzok) Lebovsky.

Ruth married Arthur Russek. She was a homemaker and the family business bookkeeper.

Ruth was active in the American Legion Post 377 Auxiliary (past president), and St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Arthur; and a son, Richard.

Ruth is survived by her children, Bob (Shelley), Carol, and Donald; three grandchildren, Sean (Aimee), Ryan, and Jamieson; and four great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delano. There was visitation from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to the Mass. Interment was in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Delano.

Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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