Ruth K. Kons, age 87 of Stevens Point, passed away Tuesday April 21, 2015 at Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca.
She had been residing at the Crystal River Living Center the past week.
Per her wishes private family services will be held. Shuda Funeral Service is assisting the family.
Ruth was born December 17, 1927 in Racine, WI, the daughter of Joseph and Katherine (Kozlowski) Klismet. She graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School.
Ruth married Donald Konieczki and the couple settled in Stevens Point. They owned and operated the Smart Shop in downtown Stevens Point from 1980-1990.
She later worked at retail shops in the downtown area until retiring in 1995. She has been living at Oakridge Senior Living Center since 2009. Ruth enjoyed gardening, arts including painting and drawing, the outdoors, and decorating.
Ruth is survived by her 4 children: Kathy (Robert) Olsen, Jasper, GA; Kurt (June) Kons, Stevens Point; Keith Kons, Depere; Karla Werchek, Lake Forest, IL. 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. One sister: Mary Shudarek. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Chris, 2 brothers: Ed and Zeke, and her sister Elsie.
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