Schmicker Ruth Mead Schmicker, age 96, entered the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 7, 2016. She was born on February 8, 1920 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Sam and Elsie Mead. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Schmicker. Ruth is survived by her sister, Mary; son, Sam Schmicker; daughter, Sylvia (Bob) Cushman; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; many beloved nieces, nephews and friends. Ruth devoted her life to expressing God's love to those around her. Her family and friends were her greatest joy. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Wesley Glen Retirement Community and Hospice Services at Methodist ElderCare for their care and support. A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Wesley Glen, 5155 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43214. Ruth was a long time member of the Karl Road Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in memory of Ruth Schmicker to Karl Road Baptist Church, 5750 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229.
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