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Ruth F. Korn, 88, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Elkhart Hospice House.

She was born on August 17, 1922 to the late Thomas and Helen (Collins) Phillips in Mishawaka, IN, and has been a lifelong New Carlisle resident. Along with her parents; one sister, Donna Dark; and one brother, Marvin Phillips also preceded her in death.

Ruth was the owner of Maple Lawn Farms in New Carlisle, IN.

On October 18, 1941, as Ruth F. Phillips, she married Kenneth D. Korn. He preceded her in death on September 23, 1976.

She is survived by two daughters, Karen Nagy of South Bend, IN; Judith Wieczorek of California; four grandchildren, Thomas and David Mannen; Tina and Linda Wieczorek; two great-grandchildren, Lily and Reid Mannen; and one sister, Glenna Harris of Key West, FL.

Mrs. Korn was a member of the Four Duplicate Bridge Clubs in South Bend; Michiana Corvette Club; Corvette Club of Hawaii; Historic New Carlisle, Inc./Old Republic House; and a former member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in South Bend.

There will be no visitation. Private services will take place.

Memorial contributions may be made to: YWCA Battered Women & Children’s Shelter, 1102 S. Fellows Street, South Bend, IN 46601 or The Center for Hospice, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637.

Kaniewski Funeral Home, New Carlisle, IN is handling arrangements.

To send condolences, please visit, www.kaniewski.com.

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