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Subject: [GV] Obit: Schwartzkopf, Knaub, Korell
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2008 17:06:42 -0700 (PDT)
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The Greeley Tribune (Greeley, Colorado)
September 5, 2008

Ruth Schwartzkopf
Dec. 5, 1928-Aug. 20, 2008
Age: 79
Residence: Montrose, formerly of Greeley

Tribute: Ruth Katherine Schwartzkopf was born in Lincoln, Neb., where she grew up with her two older sisters, Marie and Clara, and a half brother, Richard. She was born to Richard and Katherine (Knaub) Korell, who were German-Russian immigrants.

In May 1947, at the age of 18, she married Duane Cade in a courthouse ceremony in Lincoln. She gave birth to two daughters, Cindy (now Cindy Groskopf of Montrose) in 1948 and Vicki (now Vicki Rogers of Homosassa, Fla.) in 1950. The family moved to Scottsbluff, Neb., in 1963. The couple divorced in 1971.

In July 1973, she married Carl Schwartzkopf, a carpenter. They lived in Scottsbluff, Neb., until moving to Greeley in 1986. Mr. Schwartzkopf died in 1990.

In 1993, Mrs. Schwartzkopf moved to the Montrose area. About a year ago, she became a resident of San Juan Living Center where she lived until her death Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Survivors: Her daughters

Services: None.

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