Ruth M. Kihn

Oct 31, 2014

July 6, 1916 - Oct. 2, 2007

BELLEVUE - Ruth M. Kihn, 91, Orchard Grove, Bellevue, died Tuesday at the Bellevue Care Center.

She was born on July 6, 1916 in Norwalk, daughter of Peter J. Zimmerman and Elizabeth (Linder) Zimmerman.

She graduated from Bellevue High School in 1933. She was a housewife, worked at the General Electric plant and retired from the Bellevue Senior High School Cafeteria in 1980

She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bellevue and Four County Young at Heart.

She is survived by her son, Gary E. (Pam) Kihn of Lakeland, Fla.; daughters, Jill Baptista of Norwalk, and Ruthann (Gene) Flickinger of Dover; and 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit K. Kihn, whom she married Aug. 30, 1952 in Bellevue and who died March 22, 2005; and sisters, Helen Utz and Leona Strecker.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 209 Southwest St., Bellevue, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Stephen Seibel officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Alzheimer's association.

Foos & Son Funeral Home, 311 W. Main St, Bellevue, is in charge of arrangements.