Ruth M. Orr, 90, of Apple Creek, died early Sunday morning, March 6, 2016 at Brenn-Field Nursing Center in Orrville following a period of declining health.
Ruth was born March 11, 1925 in Orrville to the late Clayton and Sylvia (Rehm) Hahn and was a 1943 graduate of Orrville High School. On Sept. 22, 1946 she married Kenneth Orr following the war and together they lived on their farm which they operated on Buss Road for the past 70 years. Ruth was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Apple Creek and was a member of the former Baughman Grange and East Union Grange. She had been a 4-H advisor and enjoyed caring for her flowers and her yard. She is remembered for her wonderful cinnamon rolls and the love that she had for her family.
Surviving are her husband, Kenneth; her 3 sons; Larry and Susan Orr and Stanley Orr of Apple Creek and Lynn and Linda Orr of Fredericksburg; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and a sister, Luella Arnold of Orrville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Richard Hahn and a sister, Ann Fisher.
Services will be Thursday. March 10th at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg with Pastor Scott Casebeer officiating. Burial will be in Fredericksburg East Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com
Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, PO Box 205, Apple Creek, OH 44606.
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