Ruth E. Marshal age 91 of Versailles, Ohio, passed away at 4:30 A.M. on Friday, November 27, 2009 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Ruth was born April 25, 1918 in Willowdell, Ohio, to the late Edward & Lillie (Meeds) Banks.
Ruth was a homemaker. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown; St. Ann’s Sodality and Versailles Eagles Ladies Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents; Ruth is also preceded in death by her husband, Louis E. Marshal on October 29, 1984, whom she married February 5, 1936; son, Michael Marshal; daughter, Patricia Marshal; grandsons, Ricky Marshal and Tony Drees; son-in-law, Paul Drees; and brother, Donald Banks.
Ruth is survived by her sons & daughter-in-law, Robert Marshal of Versailles and Bill & Barb Marshal of Versailles; daughters & sons-in-law, Linda & Carl Drees of Versailles, Judy & Marvin Schmiesing of Anna and Deborah & Fred Bruns of Versailles; daughter-in-law; Lois Marshal Drees of Versailles; 17 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and 4 step great grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Freda Banks of Versailles and Alma Treon of Versailles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 30, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in Holy Family Church Cemetery in Frenchtown. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. and Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Emergency Medical Services.