Ruth E. Windell, 94, Green Bay, died Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at a local nursing home.
She was born April 20,1926 to the late Robert and Agnes (Anderson) Wahlgren in Iron
Ruth was extremely proud of her family and her Swedish heritage. Ruth was employed for
many years as a telephone operator. On August 6, 1947, she married Russell Windell in Iron
Mountain, Michigan. Together, they moved to Green Bay and raised their son Randy. Ruth
enjoyed cooking, knitting, painting crafts, and learning to play the organ. She loved photos and
reminiscing and was a wonderful memory- sharer and storyteller. Ruth had a sharp, quick wit
and was good to, and loved her friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Russ and son, Randy.
Survivors include her daughter in law, Ann Windell, Madison; and two grandchildren, Alyssa
Windell and Kristina Windell.
Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1301 South
Ridge Road, where the funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Jeff Fricke
officiating. Burial will be at Ft. Howard Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed
at www.lyndahl.com .
Special thank you to all the neighbors from Jay Lane, the staff of St. Vincent Hospital, Unity
hospice, and to the staff at Odd Fellows Nursing home for their loving care and tenderness. In
lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Ruth’s name. Out of safety and concern
if you are attending please have a mask to wear at the church.
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