Note: Ruth Irene Brekke was the daughter of Victor N. and Irene H. (Scheitel) Brekke. She married Wayne Wolertz, and they had two children (Dawn and Adam). The Wolertz family was in a car accident near their home in Cass County, Minnesota. Ruth died on the scene. Her daughter was taken to the hospital in St. Cloud where she died. Her husband and son survived the accident.