Ruth Pauline Hjelmeland Monson of La Crosse, Wis. passed away at her home Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, surrounded by her family. Both visitation and memorial service for Ruth will be celebrated at English Lutheran Church, 16th and King St. in La Crosse, with Pastors Mark Solyst and Melinda Pupillo officiating. Visitation is Sunday, Feb. 24, 4-6 p.m. in the new Fellowship Hall. The service is Monday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Burial is at the Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery in Pigeon Falls, Wis., at a later date.