Ruth was a former cafeteria manager for the Medina City School System. She was a member of the Medina Eagles Auxiliary and Medina V.F.W. Post #5137. Ruth served her country in the U.S. Marines during WWII.
She was the loving mother of Dorothy “Dee” (Tim) Hamilton of Medina; dear grandmother of Jessica (Nick) Merriman and Steven, Forrest (Crystal) Hamilton, Timothy and Landen, Todd and Chad Daubenmire, Justin Gillium, Rick and Larry Nelson, and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; loving sister of Clifford Brine
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard “Tex”; son, Richard “Butch”; sister, Dorothy Marie Brine; and brothers Milton, Harv, Art and David Brine.
Private graveside services, with military honors, will be held at Spring Grove Cemetery in Medina, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina Co., any Parkinson’s Foundation or the Medina Retirement Village.