October 7, 2009
Saturday, October 10, 2009 11:00 am Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Saturday, October 10, 2009 10 to 11 am
Ruth (Rutan) Lee, 91of Dublin passed away, Wednesday, October 07, 2009 in her home. She and her husband of 71 years, whom she married, December 22, 1936, Wilson “Bud” Lee, resided at Dublin Retirement Village.
She was born April 26, 1918 in Mechanicsburg, the daughter of Z.E. and Alice (Robinson) Rutan and raised by her Aunt and Uncle, Del & Mable Rutan, after her mother died at the age of 3. Ruth is a 1936 Mechanicsburg High School graduate. She and her husband owned Bud Lee Pool Service until recent retirement. They spent many winters in Naples, FL. She was a member of the Maize Manor United Methodist Church. Ruth was a member of Thea Court Shriner’s, was an active clown, Eastern Star of Mechanicsburg & the Moose Lodge of Worthington.
She is survived by her husband, her children, Phoebe (Ken) Myers of St. Paris, Sara (Clyde) Ramsey of Hilliard, Roger (Sue) Lee of Columbus, her grandchildren, Penney, Kent, Steve, Star, Randy, Marsha, Linda, Lana, Kim, Tina and Scott, as well as many great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her youngest daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Ann (Wayne) Lembke of Alaska; her brothers, Charles Rutan, Robert Rutan, Richard Rutan and William Rutan.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, 257 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio with the Rev. James Freshour officiating. The family will receive friends from 10-11 prior to the services. Burial will held in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg at the family convenience.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.