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Ruth Henriette Amanda Hartleb, Generation 11, Ref.Nr. 11-259 (BK0327) Branch Leu-C KL|
Father: Carl Hartleb
Mother: Helene Luyken
Born: 19.4.1910 in Kleve (Germany)
Died: 27.7.2005 in Xanten (Germany) (Age: 95 years)
Occupation: Director of a kindergarten
Biography Ruth Hartleb
Ruth Hartleb was born in Kleve (Germany) as the eldest daughter of pharmacist Karl Hartleb and his wife Helene Leuken.
She spent her childhood together with her two years younger sister Else in Bonn where the family had moved and Karl
Leuken had a pharmacy. There Ruth went to the lyceum from 1916 to 1926 and then visited women's school for a year.
After courses in sewing and household she visited 1928 the vocational school for kindergarten teachers. After working
in several kindergartens and children's recreation homes she absolved a course as a youth guide in Trier where she
teached from 1943 on. After being committed during World War II and being evacuated to Thuringia she came back to Bonn
together with her sick mother in 1945. Besides caring for her mother she absolved courses in stenography and typewriting
and worked as a secretary at the Wicküler brewery in Bonn.
Picture Gallery Ruth Hartleb