Ruth E. Grimmer

Sep 16, 2014

Sept. 19, 1918 - Aug. 22, 2007

SANDUSKY Ruth E. (Fitz) Grimmer, 88, of Sandusky, died Wednesday at Park View Health Care Center unexpectedly.

She was born Sept. 19, 1918 in Sandusky and raised in Norwalk.

She was a secretary for the former Norwalk Truck Lines and the former Periodical Publishers. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Council of Catholic Women, Norwalk St. Paul School Alumni Association, then Women's Association of Providence and a volunteer at the former Providence Hospital.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Cheryl Grimmer of Sandusky; two grandsons and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Grimmer in 1994; her parents, Charles F. and Margaret (Haar) Fitz; and a sister, Irene Fitz.

Friends may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Prayers will be recited at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Ken Lill will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.

Memorial gifts may be sent to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, Ohio 44870; Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870; or to Cancer Services of Erie County, 912 Perry St., Sandusky, Ohio 44870.