Ruth Elizabeth Braunschweig

April 5, 1972 – October 8, 2021

CHUGWATER – Funeral services for Ruth Elizabeth Braunschweig, 94, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 at 2 p.m. at South Lake near Chugwater. 

A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 at the Chugwater Community Center in Chugwater. 

Ruth Braunschweig passed away on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland.  

She was born on Tuesday, April 5, 1927 in Cheyenne as the only living child of Hugh and Rissa (McCann) McDonald. 

A memorial donation to the Platte County Public Library System, 904 9th St., Wheatland, WY 82201 or any charity of donor choice in honor of Ruth would be appreciated by the family. 

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland are in charge of the arrangements. 

Condolences may be sent to the family at


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