Ruth Hegenderfer

August 31, 1928 - April 26, 2016

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Ruth K. Hegenderfer, 87, of Urbana, passed away, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Heartland of Bellefontaine.
She was born August 31, 1928 in Marysville.
After more than 30 years of service, Ruth retired from Drackett (SC Johnson Company). She enjoyed gardening, canning vegetables, sewing, reading, and baking. She was a devoted member of Messiah Lutheran Church since 1952, and was part of the Red Hat Society.
She is survived by her daughters, Carol (Paul) Cowan and Melanie (Mike) Asman; her sons, Joseph (Vickie) Hegenderfer and Wesley (Maureen) Hegenderfer; her grandchildren, Jeff and Sara Cowan, Nathan and Bailey Asman, Erica, Bryce, and Callison Hegenderfer, Matthew Carroll, and Christopher Hegenderfer; and her two great-grandchildren, Emmelyn & Brennan Cowan.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Ruby A. (Morse) Kreamer; her husband, Irvan John Hegenderfer; and her brothers, Morse, Eugene, & Dave Kreamer.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the Messiah Lutheran Church, with Pastor Scott Anderson officiating. The family will receive friends from 9-10:30 prior to the funeral service. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery, Urbana. Arrangements are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 31 W. Whipp Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45459 or to the Messiah Lutheran Church 1013 E. Lawn Ave, Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Bruce Coon - Apr 28, 2016

Sorry to hear of your lose. Our family’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I remember coming to your house and your Mom always was friendly and welcoming. Take care.

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