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Ruth Ann Pribbernow

Ruth Ann Pribbernow

Oct 14, 1937 - Jun 5, 2021
A Celebration of Life for Ruth Ann Pribbernow, 83, will be held at her home 16 N. Pavillion Road in Pavillion, WY on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Sally Gonzalez to be used for residents of Wind River Rehab and Wellness “Comforts of Home” in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main St., Riverton, WY 82501.

Mrs. Pribbernow passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Wind River Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Riverton, Wyoming.

Ruth was born on October 14, 1937, daughter of Warren and Katherine (Dames) Davidson in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She attended schools in Milwaukee and Medford, WI. She proudly earned her GED from Central Wyoming College in Riverton, WY later in life.

On October 1, 1955, Ruth married Benjamin E. Pribbernow in Holway, WI and soon after moved to Whithee, WI. The family lived on a farm until moving to Wyoming in 1978. She lived near Pavillion, WY until her passing. While living in Pavillion, Ruth worked in a café for a few years and also co-owned a 2nd hand store called “Unique Boutique” in Riverton for a few years.

Ruth lovingly raised seven children and loved talking to them and her friends daily on the phone. She also enjoyed swimming, painting and crafting.

Mrs. Pribbernow was a member of the Holway Evangelical Lutheran Church in Holway, WI.

Survivors include her sons, Paul Pribbernow of George, IA, Pete Pribbernow of Pavillion, WY and Eric (Michelle) Pribbernow of Casper, WY; daughters, Linda Pribbernow of Riverton, WY, Kathy (Paul) Garver of Midwest, WY, Sally (Emilio) Gonzalez of Riverton, WY and Mary (Kevin) Noe of Pavillion, WY; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; cousin, Jackie Crowley and her children Clint (Stephanie) Crowley and Kate Crowley along with Jackie’s 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Pribbernow; parents, Warren and Katherine Davidson; brother, Bill; sisters, Suzie and Nadine; granddaughter, Hattie; and cousin, Sonny Crowley.

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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home and Crematory.