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home : obituaries : obituaries May 25, 2016

6/11/2013 8:00:00 AM
Ruth E. Lease
May 23, 1928 - June 9, 2013
Ruth Lease
Ruth Lease

Ruth E. Lease, 85, of Lucerne, passed away at 5:05 a.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her residence.

Born on May 23, 1928, in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Vida (Collins) Mutchler.

On Nov. 27, 1968, she married Richard Lease. He preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 1993.

She was a 1946 Kewanna High School graduate.

Ruth was formerly employed at the H.W. Gossard, Bonnells Restaurant and Kauffman Industries. She was also a retired seamstress from Hart, Schaffner and Marx after 31 years.

She was a member of Lucerne Christian Church, and Ruth enjoyed crocheting, gardening and reading.

Survivors include her daughter, Robyn Robertson (Donald), of Lucerne; grandchildren, Trisha Robertson (Ronnie Planck), Tiffany Hile (Nick) and Kaleb Robertson; great-grandchildren, Dakota Planck, Leonidas Hile, Chase Planck, Audrey Planck and Michelle Hile; sister, Francis Herrell, of Wisconsin; and brother, John 'Jake' Mutchler (Marge), of Rochester.

She was also preceded in death by granddaughter, Joni Robertson; brother, Donald Mutchler; and sisters, Jeanette Hunter, Josephine Tuley, Pauline Mutchler, Isabelle Mutchler and Martha Reeser.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Harrison-Metzger and Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel, with Pastor Dirk Raderstorf officiating.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Ever Rest Memorial Park.

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