Ruth A. Yoders


Ruth A. Yoders, 90, of Wadsworth, died peacefully Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Altercare of Wadsworth. Ruth was born February 21, 1929 in Lodi, to Henry B. Steele and Leta (Badger) Sell and was a graduate of Chatham High School.

She had worked at the Ohio Injector before getting married to Paul R. Yoders on July 14, 1950. Paul preceded her in death on May 24, 1994. Ruth was a Medina County resident all her life and she enjoyed embroidering, playing the dulcimer and raising flowers, especially orchids.

Surviving are her children, Robert (Phyllis) Yoders of Norton, Mark (Susanne) Yoders of Wooster, Wayne (Sharon) Yoders and Martha (Barry) Lambert, both of Wadsworth; her seven grandchildren, Robert Jr., Emily (Bryan), Katie (Jeff), Mark (Pearl), John, Michael and Chelsea. She was Grandma Strawberry to her six great-grandchildren, Oliva, Caroline, Zachary, Ellie, Kendallyn and Reagan and special friend, Hal Rednour.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents, brothers, Bill, Paul and Robert and sister, Helen.

Services were held Monday, April 15th, 2019 at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with burial in Creston Maple Mound Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

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