In memory of
Ruth H. Wilson
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In memory of
Ruth H. Wilson
Ruth H. Wilson Ruth H. Wilson, 94, passed away on February 15, 2017. She was born October 29, 1922 in Akron to the late Henry and Cora Heller. She served as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II as a Control Tower Operator. Ruth went on to the University of Texas receiving a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Colonel H. Speed Wilson; brothers, Austin, Duane, and Grant Heller; sisters, Margaret Milner, Mildred Cross, and Letha Kovacs. She is survived by her son, Scott S. Wilson, a Marine veteran; and daughter, Stephanie K. Burtner. Ruth was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and aunt who was a devoted Christian, always thinking of others. Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m., where services will be held on Monday, at 11 a.m., Pastor Gary Smith officiating. Burial will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517, in memory of Ruth. Funeral home map, directions, and the Wilson Family condolence book are available at the funeral home website. Bacher-Portage Lakes 330-644-0024
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