Ruth "Skip" Langsjoen 1931-2020
Ruth Ellen “Skip” Langsjoen, 89, Holton, formerly of California, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at The Pines in Holton.
She was born Jan. 18, 1931, in Horton, the daughter of Allen Baxter and Ruth Broadhurst Crow. She graduated from Horton High School in 1949 and graduated from Kansas University in 1951 with an associate’s degree.
Mrs. Langsjoen was a teacher in earlier years. She later was a manger for a medical office and also worked for a medical employment agency, both in California.
She was a member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in California.
She married George Langsjoen in 1955. He preceded her in death in 1989. She was also preceded in death by a son, Steven Langsjoen; and two sisters, Mary McManigal and Carol Woolston.
Survivors include three children, Susan Langsjoen, Nancy Langsjoen and Jon Langsjoen, all in California; a brother-in-law, Jack McManigal; four grandchildren, Brandon, Michael, Avery and Sunshine; and many nieces and nephews.
Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Mercer Funeral Home in Holton is in charge of arrangements.