Ruth E. Wennerstrom, 89 and lifetime area resident, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center- Plymouth Campus.
Born December 28, 1930 in Mishawaka, Indiana, Ruth was the daughter of Marvin and Gertrude (Granger) Glassman. She attended schools in Lieters Ford.
Ruth married Knight L. Wennerstrom on December 2, 1950 in Plymouth, IN, they were classed with 50 years of marriage and two children, Knight II and Linda.
She worked for United Technology, Ball Ban and the Kingsbury Ordinance Plant.
She enjoyed collecting Coke memorabilia, painting of woodworking crafts and going to the casino. She also never knew a stranger.
Ruth was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bremen and lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans.
She is survived by her son, Knight (Emma) Wennerstrom Jr. of Plymouth and her daughter, Linda (Shawn) OKeefe of Plymouth; grandchildren: Stephanie OKeefe, Corey OKeefe, Knight (Jeanie) Wennerstrom and Sarah Wennerstrom; great-grandchildren: Gauge, Peyton, Alexis and Amelia.
She was preceded by her husband Knight on November 27, 2000; her parents; her sisters, Katherine Lardson and Mary Black, and her brother, Russell Glassman
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2019 at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2020 in the funeral home with Rev. Charles Krieg officiating.
Burial to follow at New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial contributions can may be made to the VFW Post #6919, 108 E Washington St, Culver, IN 46511 or to the Disabled American Veterans #19 at 1205 Middleton Run Rd. Elkhart, IN 46516.
Funeral Director - Caryn E. Durski - Caryn@Johnson-Danielson.com