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Ruth M. Prose

October 21, 1923 March 22, 2009
Ruth M. Prose
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Ruth Marjorie Prose, age 85, passed away on March 22, 2009, at St. Croix Falls, WI. She was born October 21, 1923, at Hammond, WI, to Melvin and Minnie Stromley. She was baptized at Baldwin Lutheran Church and confirmed at Milltown Lutheran Church. She grew up on a farm just outside of Milltown, WI. On September 3, 1949, she married Kenneth Prose at Milltown Lutheran Church. They moved to Moundsview, MN, where they raised their family. After their youngest child’s graduation, they moved to a home on Balsam Lake, WI, before finally settling in Milltown. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Kay Cox of Minneapolis, MN; and brother, Clarence of Hector, MN. Left to mourn are her husband, Ken of 59 ½ years; son, Kevin of Minneapolis, MN; daughters, Connie Prose of Siren, WI, and Cathy Prose (husband Rich Romano) of Minneapolis, MN; her grandchildren, Claire and Annika Romano; and her brother, Donald Stromley of Milltown, WI. Funeral services will be held at Milltown Lutheran Church on Thursday, March 26th, at 11:00 a.m; visitation will be held one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, March 25th, from 5-7:00 p.m. at Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, WI. For information call 715-472-2444.
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