Ruth E. Seidel, 73, of Norwalk, died Tuesday, June 10, 2008, in the University of Toledo Medical Center, after a brief illness.
She was born July 22, 1934, in Waterloo, Ohio, and was a 1953 graduate of North Fairfield High School. She worked at RR Donnelly for 17 years and was a supervisor for many years at Huron Metro Housing in Norwalk, retiring in 1995. She was involved with a private investment and computer club and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert S. Seidel of Norwalk; children, Bob (Barb) Seidel of Norwalk, Tina (Tracy) Mayse of Hudson, Ohio, Steve (Heidi) Seidel of Norwalk, and Kevin (Missy) Seidel of New London; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Evelina (Ken) Detterman of Bloomville; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny Sheets and Leatha (Mash) Miller; step-father, Clarence Miller; brothers, Albert and Colonel Sheets; and sister, Marie Whiting.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday in Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home; the Rev. Paul D. Lamb, pastor of First Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will follow at Hester Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to one's favorite charity.
Condolences may be sent at norwalkfuneral.com.