The Doe Network:
Case File 2042DFWI


Ruth Ellen Mazuchowski
Missing since March 25. 1997 from Paddock Lake, Kenosha County, Wisconsin
Classification: Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Mazuchowski was last seen in the morning when she left the home of a friend in Paddock Lake, Wisconsin on March 25, 1997.
She last appeared at her place of work in Kenosha on March 24. She had just begun a new job she enjoyed and was making plans for a new, independent lifestyle. She had temporarily moved into the home of a friend with whom she worked. She disappeared two days after she left her husband.
Mazuchowski left behind all her belongings, clothing and jewelry, at the friend’s house. On March 26, she never showed up for work. She also left two unclaimed paychecks at her work place.Neither the friend, Mazuchowski’s husband, nor her son reported her missing to local law enforcement authorities. The husband stated he didn’t feel it was his responsibility because they were divorced. The three denied any knowledge of her whereabouts. She was reported as missing by her mother on May 19, 1997.

There is no information on any vehicle she may have left in, nor has foul play been ruled out.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Kenosha County Sheriff's Department
Detective Ken Santelli

Agency Case Number: 1997-053759

Source Information:
Kenosha County Sheriff's Department
NamUs MP #8076

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