Ruth L. Kerek, 97, a resident of Elmcroft of Medina, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014. She was born in Cleveland, May 14, 1916, to George and Libbie (nee Lucas) Kidd. John “Corky” Kerek and Ruth were married 52 Years;
Ruth, before retiring was employed for 34 years with the Higbee Department Store in accounting. She enjoyed, for years, her garden, dancing, shopping and dinner out with friends.
Ruth will be missed by nephews, Robert Mills, William, Kenneth, Wayne and Robert Kerek; nieces, Patricia Kerek, Jennifer Cole; and special dear friend, Patricia Steinbach.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister, Cecelia.
Visitation will be held Friday, May 16, 2014 from 10 A.M. to 12 Noon, at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road, (corner of River Styx and Rt. 18) Medina.
Funeral Service to follow at Noon, also at the funeral home. Chaplain Bill Eshelman will officiate. Entombment will be in Northlawn Memory Gardens, 4724 State Road, Peninsula, Ohio.
Contributions may be directed to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr. Suite E, Green, OH 44685.
Online memorials www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com