November 24, 1918 - April 18, 2009
Ruth L. Freeman of Toledo passed away quietly in her sleep on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at home. She was born to Anna and Fred Schwarte on November 24, 1918. A resident of Toledo all of her life she graduated from Libbey High School and Davis Business College. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Freeman and is survived by her loving family: son, Robert (Josie) Freeman II of Toledo; daughter, Pam (David) Roepke of Virginia Beach, Va.; grandchildren: Leslie(Matt) Perun, Peter Julius (Sara Watson), Sarah (Erik) Fritzsche of Fishers, In, and Bo Freeman of Toledo; great grandchildren: Abigail and Alyssa Perun and Elsa Fritzsche. Ruth was a very devout Christian worshiping first at St. Lucas Lutheran and later at All Saints Lutheran. Her memberships included Y Matrons (President '94 - '95), Chanterettes, the Maumee Elks Club, and Triune Chapter of Eastern Star. Her interests included traveling to all the 50 states over time, board and card games. Over the years she thoroughly enjoyed her frequent bridge or rummy games with her many dear friends. Friends and family always had to be sharp when playing against Ruth, the eagle eye. She was very competitive and thoroughly enjoyed winning. Everyone always loved being with Ruth because of her positive disposition and her constant smile. The family wishes to thank Odyssey Hospice for their loving care over the last 3 plus years as well as the ladies from Visiting Angels, who were so attentive to Ruth's needs more recently. Visitation will be at All Saints Lutheran Church, 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd. on Tuesday, April 21 at 12 noon followed by a service at 1:00 p.m.. Interment will be private at Fish Cemetery in Pemberville, Oh. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Lutheran Church or Odyssey Hospice or the American Lung Association of Ohio (Norwalk). Arrangements entrusted to the Ansberg-west Funeral Directors 419 472-7633.
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