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Obituary: Ruth H. Rehborg 1923 - 2014

Ruth H. Rehborg of Cottonwood passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. She was 91 years old.

Ruth was born in Milwaukee, WI on August 17, 1923 to Harry and Hilda Rupp. She attended Zion Lutheran School as a child, going on to graduate from Milwaukee Girls Tech.

After school she married Walter Rehborg and did bookkeeping for the family business all while continuing to be a devoted wife and mother. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Cottonwood and a member of the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed reading, gardening and birdwatching.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Rehborg and her daughter, Nancy Rehborg Brellenthin. She is survived by her daughter Anita (Roger) Sachs of LaCrosse, WI; her sons, Larry (Sandy) of Cottonwood, Danny (Sue) of Owatana, MN, Steven (Caroline) of Madison, WI, Richard (Julie) of Maribel, WI, Jonathan (Tamara) of Cottonwood and David (Wendy) of Cottonwood; her sister, Rita (Rupp) Hanke of South Milwaukee, WI; 22 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Peace Lutheran Church, 1450 E. Fir St., Cottonwood from 12-1 PM, with a funeral service to follow at 1 PM.

Memorial donations in Ruth's name may be made to Time of Grace, PO Box 301, Milwaukee, WI 53201,

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