Wilma P. Rutan, 90 of Brookville, Ohio and Formerly of New Madison, Ohio and retired to Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday November 13, 2012 at 1:50 PM at the Villas of Brookhaven, Brookville, Ohio. She was born December 11, 1921 in Darke County, Ohio the daughter of the late Gala R. & Flossie (Bozworth) Harter. She was a bus driver for New Madison Schools and also had worked at Perfect Circle in Richmond, Indiana.
She was a member of the VFW and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, she was past president of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary; she was a member of Eta Pi Cappa of New Madison; she was a volunteer at Wayne Hospital; she delivered meals on wheels for 11 years; she loved the Darke County Fair.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Husband: Byron Rutan on December 9, 2009; sisters: Thalia Zeller, & Verda Striet; brother: Marlowe Harter.
She is survived by her son & daughter in law: Phillip & Deborah Rutan of Englewood, Ohio; daughter & son in law: Jerolyn “Jeri” & Boyd Hastings of Brookville, Ohio; grandchildren & spouses: Phillip & Tina Hastings, Aaron & Meg Hastings,
Adam & Amber Hastings, Melissa & Jason Heuker, Bradley & Amanda Rutan; great grandchildren: Evan, Connor, Owen, & Cole Hastings, Colin Rutan; sister in law: Mary Harter of New Madison; numerous nieces & nephews.
Services will be held on Saturday November 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Phil Marxson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery, New Madison, Ohio. Family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com