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Anna R. Terry
Aug. 23, 1915 - Sept. 6, 2013
Anna Ruth Terry, 98, Racine, Wis., passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 23, 1915, in Rochester, the daughter of the late Charles and Lulu (Robinson) Piper and graduated from Rochester High School.
On Jan. 19, 1935, in Bowling Green, Ohio, she was united in marriage to James D. Terry, who preceded her in death Aug. 19, 1985. Anna Ruth moved to Racine in 2004 to be close to her daughter. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She will be dearly missed.
Surviving are her daughters, Carol Ann Fuller, of Gulfport, Miss., and Lynnette K. Ernst, of Racine, Wis.; grandchildren, Carl (Lisa) Benecke, James Benecke (Judy Matus) and Beverly (Mark) Elling; great-grandchildren, Charlotte (Charles) Fernandez, Jordan, Justice and A.J. Delgado, Brittany, Brianna and Brooke Haynes-Benecke and Hope and Benjamin Elling; great-great-grandchildren, Savannah and Liam Fernandez; special nephew, Richard (Cozetta) Piper; and other relatives and dear friends.
In addition to her parents, husband and son, she was preceded in death by her brother, Thurl (Dorothea) Piper; and her niece, Janet Paddock.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at St. John Lutheran Church, Racine, Wis., with Reverend Jack Gilbert officiating.
Relatives and friends may meet from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.
Interment will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Rochester.
Memorials to St. John Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society have been suggested.
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