Obituary: Ruth Carstensen
Ruth M. Carstensen, age 93 of Rhinelander, died Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Rennes Health and Rehab. Ruth was born Sept. 7, 1926 in Rhinelander, to Arthur W. and Noella (Schliesmann) Hall.
She is survived by her children, Mary (Bernard) Stern of Appleton, Sephen (Peggy) carstensen of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Judith Ann Zarm (Norb Zaffran) of Rhinelander, Jean Marie Chabre of Dothan, Ala., and Michael (Cecille) Carstensen of Evans, Ga.; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Gertrude Hall of Antigo and Nancy Hall of Jasper, Fla; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Carstensen; son-in-law, Russell Zarm; and brothers, Arthur Hall and Robert Hall.
Visitation for Ruth will be held Saturday, March 14 at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. A committal service will follow at the Nativity of Our Lord cemetery. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)