Ardis M. Ruosch Corkhill, Janesville, WI (1932-2013)
August 9, 1932 - November 17, 2013
Ardis M. (Ruosch) Corkhill, age 81, of Janesville, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at home. She was born on Aug. 9, 1932, in Janesville, the daughter of Louis and Laura (Hendren) Schaber. Ardis married Wayne Ruosch on Nov. 17, 1950, and after Wayne passed away on Feb. 13, 1985, Ardis married Lloyd Corkhill on Nov. 2, 1991. Lloyd preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 1994. Ardis was a founding member of Peace Lutheran Church, where she was also active in the Ladies Aid.
Ardis is survived by her nine children: Jon (Tracey) Ruosch of Milton, Jim (Misty) Ruosch, Mike Ruosch and Steve (Robin) Ruosch, all of Janesville, Kim (David) Riyeff of Janesville, Kathy (Mark) Olsen of Cowan, TN, Laurie (Dennis McNeal) Ruosch, Brenda Ruosch, and Tammy Bellcour, all of Janesville; and a son-in-law, Dave Gonzalez of Janesville. Ardis is also survived by 26 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; two step-children, Bert Corkhill of Janesville, and Becky Barfknect of Janesville; five siblings: Louis (Bev) Schaber of Janesville, Shirley Knickerbocker of Janesville, Joy (Robert) Seeman of Janesville, Ernie (Tina) Kjerstad of Evansville, and Erroll Kjerstad of Footville. Ardis was preceded in death by her two husbands; one daughter, Lisa Gonzalez; and a step-daughter, Lois Courtney.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH. Interment will follow at Milton Lawn Memorial Park. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 3 until 6 p.m. at PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER AND SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com