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Ruth Bartels

September 25, 1926 - August 22, 2015

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Ruth O. Bartels, 88, of Columbus Grove died 12:40 pm, August 22, 2015 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Ruth was born September 11, 1926 in Rockport to Charles and Anna Ross Van Meter. On May 5, 1947 she married Leland Bartels and he preceded her in death on August 21, 1990.
Ruth retired from Konalrad Products, Pandora. She was a member of Rockport United Methodist Church, Bluffton Senior Citizens and the Cairo Widows Group. She was a volunteer at Our Daily Bread, Lima. Ruth graduated from Beaverdam High School.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Long of Columbus Grove, Susan Jackson, five grandchildren, Michelle Frank Hoff, Josh Dani Bartels, Ryan Kerri Kloeppel, Nick Debby Kloeppel, Adam Libby Kloeppel and 18 great grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Bartels, two brothers, Harold and Lester Van Meter and a sister, Vera Rogers.
Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, Bluffton. Rev. Ruth Ann Scoby will officiate. Burial will be in Rockport Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.


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