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Ruby A Meihack

December 27, 1927 — November 26, 2011

Ruby Meihack, age 83, of Neillsville, WI died Saturday, November 26, 2011 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI.Ruby Alice Meihack was born on December 27, 1927 in Marshfield, WI the daughter of George and Sarah (Wetzel) Meihack. She attended St. John's Lutheran School in Neillsville and graduated from Neillsville High School in 1945. In 1946, she began her career in county government a career that would last nearly 50 years. She began in the office of the Superintendant of Schools and then many years as the Treasurer of Clark County until retiring in 1992.She was a life-long member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville. She spent over 50 years in the church choir and ladies aid, and for many years she was the one who lined up speakers for the ladies aid. Ruby was a very proud member of the Republican Party and she was very active in the Business and Professional Women (BPW) organization. She was a member of the Neillsville Optimist Club, a supporter of the HighGround in Neillsville and she spent countless hours volunteering at St. John's School and the Memorial Guild Gift Shoppe.She is survived by two brothers, Ron (Betty) Meihack of Neillsville and Marvin (Patty) Meihack of New Ulm, MN, eight nieces and nephews, who were the pride and joy of her life, Scott (Coleen) Meihack of Fallon, NV, Marc (Annette) Meihack of Fond du Lac, WI, Lori (Mark) Tavener of Incline Village, NV, Beth (Jim) Passint of Chippewa Falls, WI, Keri (Steve) Kjenstad of Aberdeen, SD, Lynn (Joe) Wathke of Fall Creek, WI, Anne (David) Rust of Kenosha, WI and Ryan (Tara) Meihack of Dayton, MN, 16 great nieces and nephews and one great great nephew. Ruby is also survived by very special friends, Jim and Mary Kay Mills of Neillsville and Dixie Holt of Spencer, WI.She was preceded in death by her parents, two infant brothers and a special cousin, Evelyn Walk.Funeral Services for Ruby will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 2, 2011 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville. Pastor Timothy Biebert will officiate. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Friday at the church.Casket Bearers are: Scott Meihack, Marc Meihack, Ryan Meihack, Jim Mills, Raymond Wetzel and Kenneth Haines.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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