Ruth Mohr


SCOTT -- Ruth E. Mohr, 94, Scott, died Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the VanCrest Health Care Center, Van Wert, Ohio.

She was born August 20, 1919, in Van Wert County, Ohio, the daughter of Elmer and Lydia (Keith) Frey. On October 1, 1939, she married Walter S. Mohr, who preceded her in death on June 21, 1977. She was a member of Country Chapel United Methodist Church, Haviland, Ohio, and was employed as an LPN by the former Dallas Lamb Foundation Home, Payne, Ohio and VanCrest Health Care Center of Van Wert.

She is survived by four daughters, Carol (Carl) Wyatt, Payne, Ohio, Nancy (Robert) Kupfersmith, Johnson City, N.Y., Karen Maxine Keipper, Scott, and Patricia (Richard) Mohr-Kelly, Pittsburgh, Pa.; two sons, Rudy (Diane) Mohr, Paulding, and James Mohr, Fort Wayne; 16 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Ruth is also preceded in death by an infant son, Larry Dean Mohr; brothers, Garold and Harold Frey; and a sister, Saralene Ashton.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, at Den Herder Funeral Home, with Pastor Ron Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Mohr Cemetery, Van Wert County, Ohio. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today, December 17 and one hour prior to services on Wednesday at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials made to Scott EMS or Country Chapel United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to

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