Ruth Elizabeth Mohr of Millington, Michigan went peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, July 3, 2015 while at the Stonegate Health Campus in Lapeer, Michigan with her niece Debbie at her side. Ruth was 82.
Ruth was born on February 8, 1933, in McKinley Township, Huron County, Michigan. She was the tenth child of Henry W. and Louise W. (Boehner) Mohr. She spent her childhood in the Alger, Michigan area and graduated from Holly High School in 1950. She attended Central Michigan Teachers College and taught 1st grade at Glaza Elementary in Millington, retiring in June of 1992 after 40 years of teaching. Ruth loved traveling: reading books, gardening, and tending to her family of cats. She loved being an aunt of 37nieces and nephews and a teacher to the hundreds of children she had in her classrooms.
Ruth is survived by her brother Henry (Muriel) Mohr sister's in-law Barbara Mohr, and Beth Mohr, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Walter and Fred Mohr, and nine sisters, Wilma, Theresa, Louise, Henrietta, Catherine, Caroline, Eleanor, Florence, and Grace.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hometown Hospice for making Ruth's final days comfortable and a special thank you to the staff on Legacy Lane at Stonegate, especially 1st shift aides, Brenda and Ginna, for the wonderful care they gave her after she moved in on December 4, 2012.
The family will receive friends at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington, Michigan on Wednesday July 8, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm and also for a brief time on Thursday July 9, 2015 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church from 10:00 am until the services begin. Funeral services for Ruth will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday July 9, 2015 at St. Paul Lutheran Church with the burial to follow at the Millington Township Cemetery. Pastor Kirk Abatelli will deliver the funeral message, and the closing prayer at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts of remembrance can be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church or school or to the Evan P .Johnson Memorial Scholarship fund or the Humane Society.
HANLIN FUNERAL HOME
Serving Since 1928
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Thursday July 9th, 2015
4935 West Center Street
Millington, MI 48746