Ruth Wiese, 83, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Bethany Home in Brandon, South Dakota.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service at the funeral home.
Ruth H. Hickman, daughter of Ollie and Harriet (Rust) Hickman, was born March 30, 1936, in Ellsworth. She was raised in rural Ellsworth and graduated from Ellsworth High School. She worked for the phone company for many years before marriage.
Ruth married Loren Wiese on May 17, 1956, in Ellsworth. They lived many places in Minnesota including Windom, Luverne, Red Wing, Owatonna, Albert Lea and Winona. Upon retirement from the Winona Public School System, they moved to Sioux Falls.
Ruth and Loren have been members of Wild Flower Presbyterian Church in Sioux Falls for over 20 years. Ruth was a past Sweet Adaline. She enjoyed playing cards, baking, reading and doing crossword puzzles.
Ruth is survived by her husband, Loren, of Sioux Falls; a son, David (Cindi) Wiese of Menomonie, Wisconsin; her grandchildren, Carly, Eve, Mark, and West, and Chelsea; sisters Lorraine Meester of Little Rock, Iowa, and Dorothy Rosenberg of Luverne; and brothers Robert (Joyce) Hickman of Duluth and Paul (Jennifer) Hickman of Brandon.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Lynn Hagert.
Arrangements are provided by George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls, www.georgeboom.com.