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Ruth Orson

November 17, 1926 — March 24, 2015

Ruth E. "Sis" Orson, 88, of Wakeman, passed away on March 24, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 17, 1926 in Kipton and has lived in the Wakeman area for her entire life. She was a 1944 graduate of Wakeman High School. She worked for the Ohio Turnpike Commission for 29 years as a toll collector. She was a member of the Wakeman Congregational Church and the Wakeman Eagles Auxiliary and enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family. She is survived by her two daughters Glenda Foster, of Wakeman, and Brenda (Chris) McConkey, of Norwalk, four grandchildren, Jerry (Stacie) Bement, Josh (Samantha Simons) Bement, Glenn (Julianne) Foster, and Brian Foster, four great-grandchildren Madison and Colin Bement, and Silas and Isaac Foster and her cousin and lifelong friend Alice Joppeck. She was preceded in death by her husband Glenn Orson, her parents George and Ruth (Bradley) Bryden, and a sister Lois Clark. Friends may call on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman, where services will be held on Friday at 11:00. Pastor Shane McGrath will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Wakeman Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wakeman Congregational Church.

Public Viewing

Date & Time:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:
Morman Funeral Home
16 Cooper Street
Wakeman, OH 44889

Funeral Service

Date & Time:
Friday, March 27, 2015
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Location:
Morman Funeral Home
16 Cooper Street
Wakeman, OH 44889
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