The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Kathryn (Kaye) Ruth Wanke


Kathryn (Kaye) Ruth Wanke, 91, born March 30, 1927, to Jacob and Elizabeth Schwab in Brighton Colorado, died April 25, 2018, following injuries from a car accident on April 4th near Whitehall.

She was eighth of nine children, grew up and graduated from high school in Brighton, CO. Interested in becoming a nurse, she attended the University of Denver. She worked as a nurse's aide in a hospital and waitressed at a restaurant where she met her first husband, Al Libra.

The newlyweds moved to Missoula, MT so Al could attend law school while Kaye worked to help "put him through school". Later th...

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