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March 28, 1922 - February 11, 2019
Ruth E. Simons, age 96, of Longwood, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the House of the Dove in Marshfield.
A Graveside Service will be held at a later date at Riverside Cemetery in Withee.
Ruth was born on March 28, 1922, the daughter of Otto and Kristina (Johannson) Johnson in Chicago, IL. She moved to the Owen area at a young age. Ruth worked on the family farm, and as a waitress and housekeeper at the Woodland Hotel in Owen. She met Nils Simon in Chicago and they were united in marriage. He preceded her in death on December 24, 1975.
Ruth moved back to Owen in 1976, helping on the homestead farm and taking care of her mother. She helped her mother tend to her vegetable garden and enjoyed her flower garden.
Ruth is survived by her son, Steve of Longwood; her caregiver, Barbara Pennoyer; nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four siblings: Arthur, Robert, Walter and Mary Ellen Sohlberg.