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Ruth Gunsolus

September 1, 1955 — October 13, 2022


Stoughton- Ruth Ann Gunsolus, age 67, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022. She was born in Portage on September 1, 1955, the daughter of Robert and Margaret Burckhardt.

Ruth graduated from St. Coletta School in Jefferson. She worked for Ortega in Stoughton. On November 27, 1979 Ruth married Claude Gunsolus Jr. Together they enjoyed taking walks and going on rides to various locations.

Ruth enjoyed listening to music, crafting, and watching her soap operas. She was an excellent homemaker and enjoyed cooking for her family.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Amy (David); eight siblings, Betty, Dennis (Elaine), Gary (RoseMary), Richard, Donna (Douglas), Jeffrey, Herman, and Susan; brother-in-law, Earl Gunsolus; many nieces and nephews; and good friend, Kathy Thode. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Steve; and brother-in-law, David E. Gunsolus.

Burial will take place at Eastside Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in memory of Ruth to START, Stoughton Area Resource Team, 1520 Vernon St, Stoughton, WI, 53589.

A special thank you to Jeanne and Geoff Burt and Kim Robinson for their long-time friendship.

Please share your memories of Ruth by posting on her Tribute Wall.

Cress Funeral Service

206 W. Prospect Street, PO Box 231, Stoughton

(608) 873-9244

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