Helen Elvena Fruth

February 21, 1938 ‒ February 14, 2010

Crawford County, Ohio

Helen Elvena Fruth, 71, of Bucyrus, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010 at home, after declining health.

Born Feb. 21, 1938 in Crawford Co., she was the daughter of the late Harley Edgington and Mabel Kissling Edgington. She married Glen D. Fruth on July 14, 1958 and he survives.

She was a graduate of Mt. Zion High School in 1956, was a homemaker and was a loving mother. She worked as a baker and was a licensed nutritionist at Bucyrus Public Schools.

In addition to her husband she is survived by six sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Deana Fruth of Bucyrus, Gene and Angie Fruth of Leesville, Earl and Krista Fruth of Bucyrus, Gary and Tina Fruth of Galion, Larry and Michelle Fruth of Bucyrus and Kevin and Jackie Fruth of Bucyrus; two daughters and sons-in-law, Christina and Kevin Knecht of Bucyrus and Crystle and Jeremy Sherk of Sulphur Springs; 14 grandchildren, Allen, Emily, Kelly, Craig, Nicholas, Brett, Ben, Alex, Ashley, Owen, Ron, Tom, Vanessa and Mike; one great granddaughter, Ever and many extended family members.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Loretta Batton.

Private services will be held for her family with Rev. Pat Fruth officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, OH 44833 or to the Kidney Foundation, 2831 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115.