News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 20, 2013

Ruth Shuman


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TERRE HAUTE — Ruth Shuman, 101, of West Terre Haute, passed away at 10:20 p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013, in Signature Healthcare of Terre Haute. She was born May 6, 1912, in Bowling Green, Ind., to Fred and Bessie Griffith.

She had worked many years in the Great Scott grocery store bakery in Terre Haute. Ruth enjoyed reading and sewing.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Shuman; a son, Dick Shuman; four sisters; and two brothers.

Survivors include daughter Susan and son-in-law Mike Ramsey of West Terre Haute; a daughter-in-law, Dorothy Shuman; three grandchildren, Jim Ramsey, Steve McKillop and Brad McKillop; and several great-grandchildren.

Private family graveside services and burial for Ruth will be 10:30 a.m. on Monday in Roselawn Memorial Park, with Rev. Chris Wilbur officiating. Fitzpatrick Funeral Home has been entrusted with her care and arrangements.