Ruth Edna Haase

Ruth Edna Haase

Ruth Edna Haase, nee Mark, 88, of Stillwater, loving mom, grandma and great-grandma, passed away recently.

A funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Lutheran Church, 1975 St. John’s Drive in Woodbury.  Interment is at St. John’s Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. today at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard at the northwest corner of Minnesota Highway 36 and County Road 5 in Stillwater and one hour prior to the service at church. Memorials are preferred to St. John Lutheran Church.

Ruth passed away peacefully surrounded by family Nov. 6, 2012.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer; son-in-law, Butch Evers; sisters, Anna, Alma, Ella and Henrietta, and brothers, Charles, Edwin, John and Peter. She is survived by children, Linda (Ed) Pilgreen, Vicki Evers, Marilyn (Tom) Mueller, Edna (Ron) Rafferty, Daryl (Patricia) and Brenda (Andy) Collins; grandchildren, Curtis, Jeff, Elisa, Jill, Danny, Janelle, Kenny, Timmy, Chris, Amanda, Jessica, Matthew, Michael, Bobby and Ashley, and great-grandchildren, Keith, Adam, Amber, Aaron, Miles, Kaylie, Kali and Emily.

Ruth is also survived by Elmer’s children from his previous marriage, Shirley, Marge, John, Mary, Judy, and Dorothy and their children and grandchildren.

Special thanks to the staff at Stillwater Good Samaritan for their loving care.


Bradshaw, 2800 Curve Crest Blvd., Stillwater, 651-439-5511