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Ruth G McDermitt Howell

Glynwood, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 88)
Saint Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
Burial Saint Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100041165 · View Source
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Ruth G. Howell, 88, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 2:47 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at Otterbein St. Marys. She was born Sept. 18, 1924 in Glynwood, the daughter of Roy and Onis (Craft) McDermitt and they preceded her in death. On Sept. 24, 1946, she married Vernon D. Howell, and he preceded her in death when he was killed in an automobile accident on December 17, 1950 .

She is survived by a daughter, Marsha E. (Kevin) Schnippel of Troy; a grandson, Joshua Schnippel; two brothers, Robert (Linda) McDermitt and Norman (Hyla) McDermitt, both of St. Marys; a sister, Dorothy Wilkens of St. Marys; numerous loving nieces and nephews, including special nieces Karen Barringer and Kimberly Kaylor.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Guy and Freedus McDermitt; three sisters: Margaret Wehnes, Evelyn Wheeler and Betty Rumpff; two sisters-in-law, Mildred McDermitt and Mary Wilson; two brothers-in-law, Lee and Richard Howell.

Ruth worked for Auglaize Farmers as a bookkeeper for more than 40 years.

She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church in Wapakoneta and was a 1942 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Steven Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in the Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.




  • Created by: Lucille Francis
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100041165
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth G McDermitt Howell (18 Sep 1924–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100041165, citing Elm Grove Cemetery, Saint Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Lucille Francis (contributor 47101207) .