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Ruth A. Groh

December 5, 1925 ~ August 12, 2021 (age 95)

Obituary

Ruth A. Groh, age 95 of Defiance, passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at The Laurels of Defiance.   
  
She was born on December 5, 1925 to Carl and Letty (Wells) Raider in McComb, Ohio. She was married for several years to Richard Groh, who preceded her in death in 1996.  

Ruth was a past member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Defiance, and Eastern Star. She enjoyed crocheting, ceramics, and bird watching. Ruth loved music and played the accordion. The family bonded over music. Ruth loved her children and enjoyed her time spent as a homemaker at home with her family. 
  
Ruth is survived by her sons, John (Billie) Groh of Chesapeake, VA, and Kenneth (Dolly) Groh of Defiance, six grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren. 
  
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Pamela and Diana Groh, several brothers and sisters, and her dog "Prince".
  
Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with Rev. Tom Zulick officiating. Due to CDC guidelines, if you are not fully vaccinated, a mask is required to enter the funeral home, and our lounge area will remain closed. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery.
  
Memorials are suggested to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.

To send flowers to Ruth's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 17, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

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