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Monday, February 6th, 2017
Ruth Slusser
Ruth W. Slusser, age 96, of Celina, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Celina Manor.
Born on May 25, 1920 in Ontario, Canada, she was a daughter of the late Gideon P. & Sarah Wilhelm Steiner. Ruth married David A. Slusser on April 15, 1949, and he preceded her in death on June 5, 2006.
Surviving are three children: Dan (Lutrena) Slusser of Celina, Linda (Rick) Carter of Fort Myers, Florida and Jeff (Susie) Slusser of San Antonio, Texas, seven grandchildren: Christy Homan, Jen VanGundy, Jessica Carter, Michael Slusser, Makayla Slusser, Adriana Mino and Andrew Slusser, and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert L. Slusser, a grandson, Ryan Michael Carter, and six brothers & sisters: Verena Nichols, Gideon Steiner, Woodrow Steiner, Muriel Wiseley, Frank Steiner and Hilda Reichenbach.
Ruth graduated from high school in Mount Cory, Ohio. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed many types of handicrafts - sewing, cross stitch, embroidery, doll making, painting, and also liked gardening. Ruth had been a member of the local "Crafty Crew" group for several years. She was a longtime member of the former Neptune Church of God.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, February 8, at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will be at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling Hours are 4:00-6:00 PM on Wednesday, at the Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care.
Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
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