Ruth A. Leeftink

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Ruth A. Leeftink, 86, of Mountain, died Friday at Aspirus Langlade Hospital.

Ruth was born on Aug. 31, 1930, in Wabeno to the late Herman and Dorothy (Tribon) Leeftink.

Ruth was a graduate of Racine High School and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She was a swimming instructor in Lakewood and surrounding areas.

She went on to teach high school history and economics in Salem. She enjoyed coaching volleyball and basketball. She also worked at Burr Oaks Camp in Mukwonago.

Survivors include two sisters, Vallie (Eugene) McMahon and Janna Green; sister-in-law, Claire Leeftink; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Gerrit Leeftink.

A memorial service will be planned for a later date.

Strasser-Roller Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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