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Foos & Foos Funeral Service
151 Yorkshire Place
Bellevue, OH 44811
Phone: 419.483.5484
Fax: 419.483.3061

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Ruth Scheerer age 102 of Clyde passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at the Willows At Bellevue.  She was born Feb. 15, 1909 in Tiffin the daughter of the late James & Barbara (Chapman) Mann.

Ruth was a school teacher for 35 years starting her career in a one room school at Hopewell - Louden and ending her career in 1972 at Vine Street School in Clyde. 

She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fremont and the Clyde Senior Center.  She enjoyed reading traveling and knitting. 

Survivors include her son James D. Scheerer of Ft. Wayne, IN, daughter, Barbara Hackenburg of Clyde, grandchildren, Sheryl Scheerer, James H.F. Scheerer, Susan Bergeman, Richard Hackenburg, Beth Hackenburg, Keith Hackenburg, 10 great grandchildren, 8 great-great grandchildren,  sister in law Dolores Wagoner of Clyde, special friends, Grace Schoenfeld, Janine Burroughs, Diane Granstra and Joseph Johnson.  In addition to her parents her husband Merrill Scheerer whom she married March 16, 1935 in Tiffin preceded her in death. 

Friends will be received Friday, July 15, 2011 from 6 – 8 pm at Foos – Klein Funeral Home, 318 S. Main St, Clyde, OH 43410.  The funeral service will be Saturday 10 am at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery, Clyde 

Memorials may be made to the Clyde Library or the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Fremont or Stein Hospice. 

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