|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1946|
|Death: ||May 2, 2012|
ZANESVILLE -- Ginger M. Stainbrook Rutter, 66, of Zanesville, passed away Wednesday (May 2, 2012) at her home, following a brief illness.
She was born March 23, 1946, daughter of the late A. Richard and Margaret (Collins) Stainbrook.
A lifelong resident of Zanesville, she was a 1964 graduate of Zanesville High School and a graduate of Ohio University.
Mrs. Rutter retired from the Rolling Hills Local School District, where she taught elementary art for 30 years. She also worked for the Zanesville Times Recorder as a reporter and photographer and was a member of IATSE Local 12 in Columbus, where she worked as a stagehand. She had been active in Zanesville Community Theatre and was a founding member of Zane Trace Players. She was active in producing Zanesville Concert Association shows until 2010.
She was past president and a life member of American Legion Post 29 Auxiliary. She was also past president of District 11 (Ohio) American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Daughters of 1812, Colonial Dames, Eagles NO. 302 Ladies Auxiliary and VFW Post 1058 Ladies Auxiliary, where she was a life member.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Paul W. Rutter, whom she married Sept. 25, 1971. She is also survived by two uncles, William Smitley and Cecil Collins; and cousins, John Smitley, Marianne Lackey, Myra Warne and Rexford Lyon. She is also survived by special friends, David and Terry Claypool; and by beloved pets, Isabella, Sam and Corky.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Stainbrook; and an aunt, Carol Smitley.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 7 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville.
Entombment will follow in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
Margaret M. Collins Stainbrook (1927 - 2007)
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: William Taylor
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105701853
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