Ruth Isabelle Kehl

Ruth Isabelle Kehl, 89, of Marietta, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home.

She was born Dec. 25, 1924, in East Liverpool, to Floyd and Ada Sine Morris.

She had been a tour guide with Park Tours and had managed the dining room at the Betsey Mills Club for many years. Ruth loved to travel and had been to all 50 states, as well as other countries. She was a member of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption, the CWC, the Lions Club and the O’Neill Senior Center, where she enjoyed bingo.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Rosemary “Missy” Singer (Dan) of Caldwell; four grandchildren, Andrew Kehl, Kiley Nastevski, Ryan Singer and Stacey Mayer; four great-grandchildren, Alexis Booth, Chase and Sterling Mayer and Nevena Nastevski; a great-granddaughter, Maisy Booth; six sisters, Vivian Farnsworth, Mary Ann Thornton (Louie), Barb Barry (Dean), Janice Arnold (Larry), Dorothy Ogaz (Victor) and Shirley Rose Haessley (Mack); and two brothers, Bob and Paul Morris. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald William Kehl; two sons, Deane and Gary; a sister, Mildred Steinhoff; and three brothers, Wilfred, Charles and James.

Funeral Liturgy, with Mass, will be at 10 a.m., Friday, July 25, at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption, with the Rev. Msgr. John Michael Campbell as celebrant. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., Thursday, July 24, at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. There will be a Vigil Service at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 24. Entombment will be at East Lawn Mausoleum.

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