Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Wilma P. Rutan (November 13, 2012)

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.

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