Ruth Messer

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April 2, 2010

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 6-8 p.m.


Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 10 a.m., St. Patrick Church

Ruth Pauline (Schoenleb) Messer, age 74, of Westerville, OH was called home to be with the Lord on Good Friday, April 2, 2010. After a long and passionate battle of recovery from a stroke, she was surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren when she passed away peacefully at Mt. Carmel West Hospice Center. Ruth was a born on September 10, 1935. a devout Catholic, a member of St. Patrick Church. She was a very happy and long term resident of Uptown Westerville where she loved to shop and take walks. She also enjoyed cheering on the favorite Buckeyes as well as catching a good NASCAR race. She was preceded in death parents Gertrude and Ralph Schoenleb, brothers Ralph Schoenleb, Jr. and Bill Schalip, and loving daughter Deborah Messer. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who dearly adored her children and grandchildren. Survived by loving daughters Tereasa Messer, Christina (Bill) Fuller, and loving sons James and Mike Messer; by loving grandchildren Michael Blackstone, Heather Messer, Patrick, Vincent, Alex, Noelle, Macey, Luke and baby Fuller, Jamie, Tiffany, and James Messer; by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Friends may call at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, OH, Tuesday 6-8 p.m.; Funeral Mass St. Patrick Church, 280 N. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday 10 a.m. Interment Glen Rest Memorial Estates. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Mt. Carmel West Hospice.

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