Obituaries: 06-20-19

Ruth Watrol 

Ruth H. Watrol, age 99, of Maumee, passed away on Friday, June 14.

Born in Toledo on December 30, 1919 to Fred and Anne (Brockman) Kornrumpf, she worked in the office at the Rossford Ordinance for 11 years and was also a homemaker. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Maumee and enjoyed fine art painting in portraits and landscapes. Mrs. Watrol loved swimming and was honored when the YMCA offered her a lifetime membership. Her loving example of her faith in Jesus Christ was a lifelong inspiration to her family, friends and all who knew her.

Surviving are her daughter, Marsha (Keith) McHugh; son, Bruce Watrol; grandchildren, Jessica (Michael) Beck and Ryan (Georganne) McHugh; and great-grandchildren, Cora, Liam and Luke McHugh and Rowan Beck. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; brothers, Orval, Ronald and Arnold; and sisters, Viola, Dora, Evelyn and Vera. 

Family and friends were received on June 17 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, where funeral services took place on June 18, followed by interment in Highland Memory Gardens in Waterville. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Maumee.

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