Ruth Waldemar, 98, Albert Lea

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Funeral services for Ruth Waldemar, age 98, of Albert Lea ,will be held at 2

p.m. Thursday, April 29, at Ascension Lutheran Church. Rev. Richard Spande will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the services on Thursday. Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Ruth died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at Albert Lea Medical Center.

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Ruth Olivia Waldemar was born Dec. 30,1905, in Manchester Township, the daughter of Fred and Dora (Hansen) Romer. She married Harold Waldemar on July 2, 1952. Ruth was a lifetime resident of this area. She was employed by Naeve Hospital for a number of years. Ruth was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her sisters: Alta Jensen, and Delona and her husband Clarence Petersen, all of Albert Lea; numerous nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, in 1981; sisters: Beatrice Romer, Alvera. Reichl, and Harriet Mortensen; and brothers: Harold and Ray Romer.

Memorials are preferred to the Ascension Lutheran Church Organ Fund.