Monday, November 27, 2006

Obituary: Ruth L. Oakey - Class of 1930

MADISON - Ruth L. Oakey, age 94, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, in Madison. Ruth was born June 23, 1912, in Chicago, the daughter of William E. and Louise B. (Ott) Oakey. She was a graduate of Madison Central High School. She retired from National Guardian Life Insurance Company of Madison, after a long career as Administrative Secretary. Ruth enjoyed traveling. Her travels took her throughout Europe. Ruth is survived by her sister, Betty (William) Dye of Middleton; sister-in-law, Mildred Oakey of Stoughton; four nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Services for Ruth will be private. Cress Funeral and Cremation Service 6021 University Ave. (608) 238-8406

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on November 27, 2006

Note: Ruth L. Oakey's class year is based on information in a list of 188 Central High School graduates published in the Wisconsin State Journal on June 6, 1930. She is listed as Ruth Louise Oakey.

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