Friday, November 10th, 2006
Fort Recovery native Ruth L. Wagner, 86, of Dayton, died Oct. 19, 2006, at Patriot Ridge Community, Springfield.
She was born Nov. 19, 1921, in Fort Recovery, to Clarence and Fay Wagner.
She was the last survivor of her family.
Deceased is a sister, Helen.
She worked at various Mercer County offices and for more than 50 years for the federal government, including the Soil Conservation Services, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the General Services Administration and the U.S. Civil Service Commission and U.S. Office of Personnel Management. She retired in 1998 as an award-winning secretary and stenographer. She was a 1937 graduate of Fort Recovery High School and attended Springfield Business College in 1939.
No services will be held.
Contributions can be made to Central United Methodist Church, Springfield, or the Salvation Army.