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Ruth Frances (Rouse) Barker

August 27, 1927 ~ April 28, 2019 (age 91)

Obituary

Ruth F. Barker, 91, formerly of Crestline passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at Magnolia Terrace, Galion.

Ruth was born in Beloit, Ohio on August 27, 1927, to the late George Rouse and Ruth (Goon) Evans. She married William E. Barker, and he preceded her in death on April 6, 1981.

Ruth worked as a lunch room attendant at the Crestline City Schools. Ruth spent most of her life as a homemaker where she loved taking care of her family. Once the family grew into many grandchildren, she loved spending time spoiling each of them as well as baking their favorite cookies. Ruth also enjoyed reading and playing BINGO.

Ruth is survived by her children, Richard Barker of Mansfield, James (Jayne) Barker of Ontario, Robert (Fran) Barker of Galion, and Judy (Ron) Busler of Galion; 14 Grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandson.

Ruth was preceded in death by her sons, Donald E. "Doc" Barker, Jerry Barker, and Danny Barker; her daughter, Connie Jacobs; four sisters; one brother; and one infant daughter.

Friends may call on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 11:00 am — 1:00 pm at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main Street, Crestline. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Crestline, Ohio with Deacon Greg Kirk officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Home Care Matters Home, Health, and Hospice.

Those wishing to share a memory of Ruth or to the Barker family may do so by visiting www.masfh.com

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main Street, Crestline is honored to serve the family of Ruth Frances Barker.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 3, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Crestline
223 West Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827

Funeral Service
Friday
May 3, 2019

1:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Crestline
223 West Main St.
Crestline, OH 44827

Committal
Friday
May 3, 2019

Crawford County Memory Gardens
Route 30 - Old Lincoln Highway
Crestline, Ohio 44827

Donations

Home Care Matters
P.O. Box 327, Galion OH 44833

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