Ruth (Geb) Harker, age 77, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at her home in Kenosha.
Born on July 10, 1944 in Kenosha, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lillian (Istvanek) Geb, Sr. Ruth grew up attending local schools and graduated from St. Joseph High School.
On June 5, 1965, she was united in marriage to Robert Harker, Sr. in Kenosha. They shared 31 years together before he sadly preceded her in death, in 1996.
Over the years, Ruth worked as a telephone operator at Bell Telephone Company, a factory worker at Quaker Industries, sold Tupperware and Stanley Home Products, and as a Teacher’s Aide with Special Needs children at Tremper High School.
She was a member of the Slovak Catholic Sokol Academy 113, First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association, St. Anthony’s Rosary Society.
Ruth will be greatly missed by her children, Robert Harker, Jr., David Harker, Daniel Harker, Susan Harker; her grandchildren, Hannah, Lily, Katie and Alex; her brother, Thomas (Jill) Geb; her sister, Nancy (Robert) Schwaiger.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Geb, Jr.