Monday, June 7th, 2010
Ruth C. Wellman, 80, Bryant, Ind., died June 5, 2010, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home in Coldwater.
She was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Mercer County, to Anthony and Ann Deitch Weigel. On June 30, 1951, she married Richard Wellman, who survives.
Also surviving are five sons, Tom Wellman, Chicago, Ill., Ken Wellman and Rick Wellman, both of Portland, Ind., Ed Wellman, Bryant, Ind., and Tim Wellman, Decatur, Ind.; two daughters, Kathleen (Dale) Barhorst, Coldwater, and Patricia (Kevin) Price, Decatur, Ind.; a brother, Walter Weigel, Coldwater; 29 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was a retired cook for Bloomfield Elementary, was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bryant, Ind., and its Alter Rosary Sodality and Rosary Club, and was a graduate of Coldwater High School.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Hoying officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland, Ind.
Memorials can be made to the Jay County Cancer Society.
Condolences can be left at www.bairdfreeman.com.