Ruby R. Hasenfus, age 86, of Beaver Dam, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 following a courageous battle with cancer.
Visitation for Ruby will be at the Murray Funeral Home, 131 East Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home on Tuesday at 3:00 PM. John R. Leiting will officiate. Burial will be at Washington Memorial Cemetery in West Bend on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
The former Ruby Ruth Schlefke was born on October 11, 1926 in Oakfield, Wisconsin to the late Otto and Ida (Klebs) Schlefke. On June 21, 1945, she was united in marriage with DuWayne “Duey” Hasenfus in Waupun. Together they owned and operated Duey”s Bar X and Duey”s Palace CafAC.. Ruby loved to golf and she also enjoyed bowling.
Survivors include her daughter, Terry (Robert “Bear”) Paitrick of Beaver Dam; her grandson, Dean (Angi) Leggett of Sussex; her sister, Helen (David) Leiknes of Watertown; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She will also be sadly missed by the family dog Charlie. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Art, Edgar “Lefty”, and Palmer Schlefke; and two sisters, Erna Uherka and Irene Lichtenberg.
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 East Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013, 3:00pm
Washington County Memorial Cemetery-West Bend