Garry, Ruth

Written by David Green.

Ruth C. Garry, 86, of Fayette, Ohio, died April 8, 2006 at Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born Feb. 15, 1920, in Toledo, Ohio, to Julius and Anna (Krause) Mohr. She retired from Peters Stamping in Fayette with more than 20 years of service. She was a member of the Senior Citizens Center in Fayette and St. James Lutheran Church in Burlington. She attended the Fayette Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed reading and bird watching.

Ruth is survived by one daughter, Gloria (and Lonnie) Borton of Fayette; two grandchildren, Nikki (and Chad) Reese of Bradford, Ohio and Matt (and Suzanne) Borton of Bryan, Ohio, and three great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Samantha and Zaine.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Esther Keller, and one brother, John Mohr.

Private graveside services are planned at Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette today (Wednesday) with Pastor James Strawn officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Lutheran Church or Gorham Fayette Rescue Squad. Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette.

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