Garrow, Ruth Ann

Ruth Ann Garrow, 90, of rural Wauseon,  Ohio, died May 7, 2008, in her home. 

She was born Aug. 24 1917, in Wauseon to the late Ralph Brigham and Frances (Pearson) Brigham. She married Herbert Garrow on Aug. 5, 1939, and he preceded her in death March 16, 1996. 

She was a graduate of Davis Business College and was employed as a secretary with Chesterfield Schools for 15 years.   She was a 40-year member of East Chesterfield Christian Church and a member of Chesterfield Country Garden Club. She served as a Girl Scout troop leader and was a sponsor and avid supporter of the “Gramma’s Boys” softball team. 

Survivors include one daughter,  Susan (and Fred) Shelden, of Wauseon; one granddaughter, Shannon (and Jesse) Hernandez,  of Wauseon;  two great-grandchildren, Jaden and Jesse Hernandez; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brothers, John, Walt, Joel, and Howard Brigham.

A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, at East Chesterfield Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 14242 County Road RS, Lyons, Ohio, with Pastor Rich Young officiating. 

A public graveside service and interment are scheduled at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Wauseon Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.