Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Former New Knoxville resident Ruth E. Shupp, 96, died at 7:56 p.m. Feb. 24. 2011, at Auglaize Acres, Wapakoneta.
She was born Aug. 11, 1914, in New Bremen, to Clyde and Rose Stienecker Shellenberger. On Feb. 15, 1941, she married Harold T. Shupp, who died in July 1978.
Surviving is a daughter-in-law, Linda Shupp, New Knoxville; a sister-in-law, Millie Shellenberger, New Knoxville; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Dennis Shupp and A. Edward Shupp; three siblings, Leroy Shellenberger, Don Shellenberger and Angeline Schultz; and a great-grandson.
She was a homemaker and member of United Methodist Church, New Knoxville.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Dennis Gaertner officiating. Burial is at Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, New Knoxville.
Calling is noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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