Ruth A. (Schindler) Schofield

September 17, 1946 ~ March 2, 2021 (age 74)


Ruth A. (Schindler) Schofield, age 74 of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday evening, March 2, 2021 at Mercy Defiance Hospital.   
She was born on September 17, 1946 to George and Gertrude (Wisda) Schindler in Defiance, Ohio. Ruth was an active member of The Church of Latter-Day-Saints. Her interests included family, gardening, crocheting for the Children's Home, and reading. She enjoyed doing genealogy work and devoted much of her time and energy to family.
Mrs. Schofield is survived by her husband Robert, her sisters; Ann Siep and Caroline Fox, her brothers; George and Tom Schindler, her children; Tina Stone and Tara  Folks, and stepson Scott (Susan) Schofield. She also leaves behind three grandchildren; Dallin Folks, Amanda Schofield, and Kasie Lee, two great-grandchildren, many dearly loved nieces and nephews, and she was also a nanny to Robert "Robbie" Zeigler.
There will be no visitation or services at her request. Schaffer Funeral Home was honored to assist the family with arrangements. 
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