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Ruth F Erke

November 10, 1922 — July 31, 2017

Ruth F. Erke, age 94, passed away Monday morning, July 31, 2017 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Ruth was born November 10, 1922 in Niles, Ohio to the late Fred Fisher and Matilda Fisher John. She graduated from Niles McKinley High School in 1940 and from Miami University in 1944. Ruth taught school in Niles, Girard, and retired from Warren City Schools. Ruth and Frederick Erke were married on March 1, 1957, and he was deceased on March 9, 2010. Ruth is survived by a brother Fred Fisher of Columbus, and step-brother George John of Niles, Ohio. Besides her parents, and step-father William John, she is preceded in death by her sisters Violet James and Edith Sullivan, and a step-brother William John. A Private Memorial Service will be at Living Lord Lutheran Church in Howland with Pastor William D. Leitch officiant. Material contributions may be sent to the Endowment Fund of the church.

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

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1951 Mathews Road, Youngstown, OH 44514

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