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Ruth Elizabeth Gibson

November 23, 1923 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 93)
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Ruth E. Gibson, age 93, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Carolina Assisted Living in Appleton.  Ruth was born on November 23, 1923, in Wausau, daughter of the late Hans and Anna (Wolff) Czerwinski.   Ruth married James C. Gibson at her parent's home on July 31, 1943.  She worked for Kimberly Clark Corporation and after retirement  she went to work at Po'Porri and started modeling.  In 1992, she moved to Sun City, Arizona where she continued modeling.  She was a runner up in the  Mrs. Senior Arizona pageant in 1996.  Ruth eventually moved back to Appleton in 2011. 

Ruth is survived by three grandchildren: Amy (Steve) Arps, Susan Rusch and Gina Seehawer; seven great-grandchildren, other relatives  and friends. 

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband; two sons: James and John Gibson; three brothers and two sisters. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Kessler Funeral Home, 304 S. Commercial St., Neenah. Interment will be in St. Margaret Cemetery, Neenah.  For online condolences, please visit:  

Ruth's family would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to the entire staff of Carolina Assisted Living for their compassion and care of grandma.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
September 15, 2017

10:00 AM
Kessler Funeral Home
304 S. Commercial Street
Neenah, WI 54956

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