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Elizabeth Katherine "Toots" Ricksford (Miller)

March 21, 1923 — August 3, 2018

Obituary for Elizabeth Katherine "Toots" Ricksford (Miller)

Elizabeth K. Ricksford, age 95, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at MCHS Chippewa Valley Hospital in Bloomer. She was born March 21, 1923 in Stanley to John and Clara (Baumgarten) Miller. She married Edwin Ricksford on July 21, 1945 in Thorp. Elizabeth worked on the farm for 25 years, cooked at Two-Acres supper club for 10 years and volunteered at The Bloomer Hospital and Maple Wood Nursing Home. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting, playing cards, doing jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her son: John (Linda) Ricksford of Eau Claire; daughters: Carolyn (Scott) Violet of Chippewa Falls and Pamela Franz of Chippewa Falls; sisters: Nina (Richard) Heiting of Appleton WI and Ina Peterson of Chippewa Falls WI; brothers: Norbert (Jeanette) Miller of Milwaukee WI and William (Nancy) Miller of Little Chute WI; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents: John and Clara Miller; husband: Edwin; brother: Orville and sister: Irene.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bloomer. There will be a visitation on Tuesday from 4:00 – 7:00 at the Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer. Burial of the cremains will be in the Oakland Cemetery in Stanley WI.

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