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Ruth Marlene (Blizard) Conway

October 10, 1928 ~ March 30, 2019 (age 90)


     Ruth M. Conway, age 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home, Monroe, WI.  She was born on October 10, 1928 in Brodhead, WI, the daughter of Lloyd J. and Ethel M. (Crawford) Blizard.  She married Edwin H. Garber and later married Robert L. Conway on June 27, 1974 in Green County.  He passed away on August 29,1997.

    Ruth attended Brodhead schools through her freshman year and then moved to Beloit and then South Beloit.  She graduated from South Beloit High School in 1946.  She was a member of the Congregation United Church of Christ, Brodhead.  She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, cooking, traveling, and especially being with her family.  

    She is survived by her children, Steven (Carol) Garber, S. Beloit, IL,  Larry Garber, Roscoe, IL, Carlton (Geri) Conway, Pam Conway, Debbie (Steve) Runice, all of Brodhead, Steven Johnson, Delavan, WI, Cheryl (Dan) Tschudy, Beloit, WI,; nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and two great great-granddaughters.  She was preceded in death by parents, her husband Robert, and a brother, Floyd “Windy) Blizard.

    Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead, WI.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home.  A luncheon will follow the graveside service at the the Congregational United Church of Christ, Brodhead, 

     The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home for their kind and loving care.


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Graveside Service
April 3, 2019

1:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery
1104 East 9th Avenue
Brodhead, WI 53520

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