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ruth b. schlemmer

Posted on Oct. 15, 2012 at 1:00 a.m.

Aug. 8, 1915 - Oct. 14, 2012

LAGRANGE — Ruth B. Schlemmer, 97, of LaGrange, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Miller’s Merry Manor.

She was born on Aug. 8, 1915, to Elmer and Margaret (Witt) Brunner in Akron, Ohio.

On Nov. 11, 1940, she married Verne S. Schlemmer in Howe. He died May 3, 2008.

Surviving are her children, Ann (David) Bricker of Howe and Frederick “Fritz” (Diane) Schlemmer of LaGrange; grandchildren Brent Schlemmer of Indianapolis, Mark Schlemmer of New York, N.Y., Jennifer (Richard) McBride and Julie (Dana) Hochstetler, both of Howe; great-grandchildren Ogden and Alton Schlemmer, Jon, Matt and Kalei Bollinger, Logan, Janessa and Jillian and Abby Hochstetler; and sisters Myra Brunner and Ann McBride.

Preceding her in death were two sisters, Luella Case and Betty Chlysta and grandson Andrew Bricker.

Visitation will be for two hours prior to the noon Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, memorial service at Mount Zion Lutheran Church, LaGrange.

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.

Memorials may be contributed to Mount Zion Lutheran Church.

Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange is handling arrangements.