Archive for Saturday, December 15, 2001

Wilhelmina E. Ruckl

December 15, 2001


Omaha, Neb. Services for Wilhelmina E. "Billie" Ruckl, 87, Lawrence, formerly of Omaha, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Morning Star Lutheran Church, Omaha. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Omaha.

Mrs. Ruckl died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community, Lawrence.

She was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Bennington, Neb., the daughter of Herman and Wilhelmina (Hoech) Penke.

Mrs. Ruckl was a homemaker.

She married Thomas Ruckl on July 11, 1936, in Omaha. He died in June 1998.

Survivors include a daughter, Sonja Vicker, Lawrence; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler West Center Chapel, Omaha.

The family suggests memorials to Alzheimer's Assn. or to the charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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