Name: Ruth Egnoski
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: 1966
Location Last Seen: Delavan, Walworth County, Wisconsin
Date of Birth: circa 1948
Age: 18 years old
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Ruth Egnoski disappeared in 1966. Private investigators hired by the family said she took a bus from Delavan to Chicago, but they lost her trail there.
In 1973, police found Egnoski's driver's license and Social Security card in the custodian's office of Wileman Elementary School in Delavan. Her father worked there as a custodian.
In the mid-1980s, it is reported that two blue hard-sided suitcases were found by a school employee. The suitcases had been hidden above the suspended ceiling in the custodian's office.
In 2002, police dug a 12-foot-wide pit behind 1014 Center St., Delavan, the house Egnoski lived in since it was built in 1962. Her family sold the home in 1971. Police found a crawl space under the family room of the house but no evidence connected to Egnoski's disappearance.
Agency Name: Delavan Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 309-244-8226
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: Not listed
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Added: 9/1/08; Last Updated: 1/3/16
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