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Ruth R. Riley, 92, formerly of Willshire, Ohio, died at 1:35 p.m. Sunday in Van Crest Healthcare in Van Wert, Ohio.
She married Norris R. "Shorty" Riley on November 11, 1939, in Wren, Ohio; he passed away on June 2, 1988.
Surviving are one daughter, Janet Whitaker of Van Wert; one sister, Mrs. Floyd (Rosalie) Kirkland of Berne; one brother, Noel Thatcher (and wife Barbara) of Decatur; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Marilyn "Dot" Callow and Myrna "Mick" Riley, and by three brothers, Graydon, Byron "Gene," and Merlyn Thatcher.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, with visitation from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.