Saturday, July 8th, 2006
Ruth M. Strohl, 80, 538 Willow St., Celina, died at 3 a.m. July 7, 2006 at her residence.
She was born May 17, 1926 to Theodore and Mary (Donovan) Leiberick. On Nov. 10, 1946, she married Fred Strohl, who died Sept. 8, 2004.
Survivors are a son, Brent, Celina; a daughter, Sue Ellen Wilson, Phoenix, Ariz; a daughter-in-law, Valerie Strohl, Celina; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Bruce, and a sister, Mildred Hines.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina. She was a past president of Iota Gamma Sorority of Phi Beta Si, a state secretary of Phi Beta Si. and a holder of a lifetime membership awarded by her local sorority chapter. She also was a member of the Order of Eastern Starts, American Legion Post #210 Ladies Auxiliary, past chapeau of 8&40 of Van Wert and a charter member of the Emblem Club of Mercer County Elks.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating. Burial will be held later at Swamp College Cemetery.
Calling is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. The Sorority Phi Beta Psi will conduct memorial services at 9:45 a.m.
Contributions can be made to the Mercer County Cancer Association or St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina.