|Birth: ||Feb. 3, 1924|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 2003|
BOSCOBEL - Ruth M. Ellenbolt, 79, rural Boscobel, died on Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Boscobel Area Health Care in Boscobel after a sudden illness.
She was born on Feb. 3, 1924, in Boscobel, the daughter of Clyde and Frances (Ward) Rice.
She married Fred Ellenbolt on March 2, 1944, at the United Methodist Church Parsonage in Boscobel. He preceded her in death on July 29, 1967.
She was a lifelong resident of Boscobel and was employed at Philips-Advance Transformer for 25 years.
She loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, feeding and watching the birds, and tending her flowers and garden.
She is survived by a sister, Shirley Updike, Boscobel, with whom she made her home for many years; a sister-in-law, Joan Rice, Watertown; many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; husband; an infant son, Ronald; two brothers, Paul and Ralph; and a sister, Betty Updike.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 2, 2003, at 11 a.m. at ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH in Boscobel. Pastor Charles Koester will officiate and burial will be in the Boscobel Cemetery.
Clyde Wallace Rice (1896 - 1968)
Frances H. Ward Rice (1898 - 1972)
Frederick C. Ellenbolt (1917 - 1967)
Ralph E. Rice (1919 - 1960)*
Betty Mae Rice Updike (1921 - 1972)*
Ruth M. Rice Ellenbolt (1924 - 2003)
Shirley V Rice Johnson (1925 - 2015)*
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Record added: Nov 04, 2008
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