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Ruth B. Renneburg, World War II veteran and vice president of machine manufacturing company

Ruth B. Renneburg, World War II veteran and vice president of machine manufacturing company

Ruth B. Renneburg, who served with the WAVES during World War II and later assisted her husband in the operation of his machinery manufacturing business, died Monday of complication from a stroke at the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville.

The former Roland Park resident was 97.

The daughter of Dr. Henry F. Buettner, a physician, and Elizabeth Bennett Buettner, a teacher, Ruth Bennett Buettner was born in Baltimore and raised on William Street in Federal Hill.

A 1937 graduate of Western High School, Mrs. Renneburg had also studied piano and organ beginning at the age of 6 at the Peabody Preparatory School.

She "accompanied her physician father on...

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