Ruth Wadman of Deer River died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.
Ruth grew up in the Bowstring area, moved to the Twin Cites as an adult and then later returned to Deer River. She was preceded in death by parents, Steve and Saima Poliachik; husband, Hank; and brother, Dennis Poliachik and sister Lorraine Westergreen.
Survived by daughter, Terri Grundy (Bruce); daughter, Paula Storlie (Craig); grandchildren, Leslie and Blake (Stephanie), Michelle and Lyle; great-grandson; sister, Janet Snyder; brother, Keith Poliachik; aunts, Edna Doty and Helen Carlson; companion Raymond Bertram; along with numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is being planned for this summer.