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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, Friday, 6 December 1963, page 10.

Ruth (Roewardt) Wagner


Mrs. Robert A. Wagner, 44, of 1825 S. 12th St., wife of a Sheboygan police lieutenant, died of cancer at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital Thursday evening.

The former Ruth Roewardt, she was born May 30, 1919 a daughter of Ferdinand and Lena Roewardt. She attended Bethlehem Lutheran School and was graduated from Sheboygan High School in 1937.

On April 29, 1939 she was married to Robert Wagner, now a lieutenant with the Sheboygan Police Department. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, the church Women's Guild and the Eagle's Auxiliary.

Survivors are her husband; a son, Sgt. Robert Wagner serving with the Marine Corps in New Jersey; three daughters, Mrs. Richard (Caroline) Zabel and Mrs. Roger (Gail) Pantel, both of Sheboygan and Miss Linda Wagner, at home; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Ramm's Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. James Bettin, pastor of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Sunday. The casket will remain closed.

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