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(May 5, 1910 - December 16, 2007)
The Lusk Herald
December 19, 2007
Ruth Koleno, age 97, formerly of Lusk, passed away Dec. 16, 2007 at the Goshen Care Center in Torrington. Graveside services are scheduled for Dec. 20, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Lusk Cemetery.
Ruth was born to Ronko and Emma (Peters) Busskohl in Knox County, Neb. on May 5, 1910. She graduated from high school in Bloomfield, Nebr. She married Jerry Koleno April 17, 1933 in Creighton, Neb. and moved to Lusk, where they owned and operated the Sunshine Cleaners for 30 years. She was also active in the Legion Post. She had resided at the Goshen Care Center for the past five years.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters and three brothers. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the Lusk Senior Center, PO Box 928, Lusk, WY 82225.
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