CORTLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ruth Evelyn Kohlmorgan, 90, of Cortland, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
She was born February 15, 1929, in Wilmington, Ohio the daughter of the late Raymond and Reba (Kinnamon) Stingley, Sr.
On November 8, 1950, Ruth married Elmer L Kohlmorgan. They shared 56 years together raising six children and Holstein cows on their farm in Johnston, Ohio. Elmer entered God’s home November 14, 2006.
Ruth enjoyed working on the farm and spent countless hours gardening and canning for her family. She especially enjoyed playing cards and spending time knitting, crocheting and doing other crafts. Ruth was always making sweaters and afghans for her family. Every grandchild and great-grandchild came home from the hospital in a new sweater made by Grandma.
She is survived by her three sons, Dale (Carol) of Champion, David (Mona) of Johnston and Kenneth (Joyce) of Cortland; three daughters, Evelyn Olivares of Cortland (Ruth’s primary caregiver), Linda (Garry) Padula of Newton Falls and Rita Shepherd of Youngstown; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Janet Huffman, Jean Hartstock, Barbara Davis and Betty Wall from Wilmington Ohio.
In addition to her parents and husband, Ruth was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond, Jr.; her sister, Dorothy and great-grandson, Jonathan.
Arrangements are being handled by Lane Family Funeral Homes, Shafer-Winans Chapel, 164 North High Street, Cortland, Ohio.
Services will be at the funeral home on Saturday December 7, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Cortland, Ohio.
The family request that material contributions be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 4531 Belmont Avenue #9, Youngstown, OH 44505.
A very special thank you to Denese, Elli, Peggy, Jane, Pastor Roger Loomis and Harbor Light Hospice for their special love and care they gave Ruth.