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Ruth Ann Mott

03/16/1936 - 07/13/2021
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Ruth Ann Mott, 85 of Oak Park, Illinois passed away on Tuesday July 13, 2021. Ruth was born on March 16, 1936, in Neenah, WI to the late George and Sarah (Becker) Schneider.

Ruth was born and raised in Winneconne, WI., graduating from Winneconne High School in 1954. After graduating high school, she attended Wesley-Passavant School of Nursing in Chicago, and eventually continued her education at Northwestern University obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree. Ruth’s nursing career spanned over 50 years beginning at Wesley Memorial Hospital which eventually transferred to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Ruth was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, and spent many days talking about the Cubs to anyone who would listen, especially her nephews. Ruth also spent her time knitting, reading, was secretary/treasurer of her condo association, and was active in the auxiliary group at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jo Schneider; her brother-in-law, Richard Unser; and a great-nephew, Michael Unser.

Surviving in addition to her sister, Sarah Unser; are her four nieces and nephews, Rick (Brenda) Unser, Tammi Unser, Robert (Rosemary) Unser, Terri Unser; six great-nieces and great-nephews; and six great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

The family wishes to thank the many friends, neighbors, and caregivers who helped Ruth, especially Marge and Lynne.

A visitation for family and friends on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the in the Winneconne Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Beyond Hunger Oak Park Food Pantry 848 Lake Street Oak Park, Illinois 60301 708-386-1324, www.gobeyondhunger.org/ or Cluster Tutoring Program 118 N. Central Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60644 773-378-5530, www.clustertuttoring.org

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

Hollis & Marty Bernstein wrote on July 24, 2021
Ruth lived just down the hall from my husband and me in our condo building and her solid character was always a comfort. Her impressive career as a nurse was admired by all. Not one to sit back after retirement, she took on the responsible task of treasurer for the condo association. We were in good hands. But she wasn't all business. She had a twinkle in her eye and a girlish twirl to her ponytail, not mention a kind word for all. We will all miss her very much.

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