RITCHIE, Ruth Elizabeth, 96, of Barnesville, OH, died Wednesday, January 09, 2013, at Barnesville Health Care Center.
She was born February 3, 1916 in Barnesville, OH, daughter of the late Earl Rooks and Lela Ramsey Rooks.
She retired from United Dairy where she had worked as a secretary in the field office.
Ruth had a great love for her family and enjoyed ballroom dancing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Ritchie; sister, Helen Mick; and brother, John Rooks.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Robin (Todd) Graham of Morristown, Ohio; grandchildren, Brad (Susie) Craig of Lakeland, Florida and Angela (Dustin) Theriault of Arvada, Colorado; great-grandson, Owen Dean Theriault; sister-in-law, Regina West; nieces, Barbara Bergquist and Sue (Tom) Kelly; very special nieces, Doris (Joe) Brown and Martha Swallie; and nephew, Mike Mick.
Family and friends may visit, Saturday 10 a.m. until the time of service at 12 noon at Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, 702 East Main Street, Barnesville, OH.
Interment will follow at Crestview Cemetery, Barnesville, OH.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.kellykempbraidopatronfuneralhome. com