Ruth Reier, age 87, a resident of Pennville, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022, at her daughter’s home in Pennville. She was a former resident of Fort Recovery, Ohio.

Ruth was born on Dec. 20, 1934, in Fort Recovery, Ohio, the daughter of Otto and Frona (Huffman) Green. She attended Fort Recovery High School and worked at Jay Garment in Portland, Westinghouse in Union City and Cooper Farms in Fort Recovery. Ruth enjoyed playing cards with her friends and going shopping with her daughter and grandchildren. She would always make you smile and laugh.

Ruth married Lester Reier on April 19, 1958, and he passed away on May 17, 1998.

Survivors include:

Her daughter — Suzanne Clark, Pennville, Indiana

Stepson — Russell Reier, Hamilton, Ohio

Three grandchildren — Charles Garlinger, Elvis Garlinger (wife: Dana) and Angela Bowman (husband: Byron)

Seven great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a stepson Harold Reier.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Pastor Ron McCallum will officiate the service and burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery in Fort Recovery.

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