Ruth Ann Foster
October 24, 1921 ‒ August 19, 2003
Ruth Ann Foster, age 81 of Delaware died Tuesday, August 19, 2003 at The Arbors of Delaware.
She was born in Delaware, Ohio on Oct. 24, 1921 to the late Frank C. Wheeler & Elizabeth M.(Wilson) Wheeler. She returned to Delaware in 1967 from Detroit, MI. Graduate of Willis High School Class of 1938. She had worked at SciotoVillage as a Housemother, and also worked at the Mental Health Clinic.
Ruth was a member of Zion AME Church in Delaware. She enjoyed fine winemaking, Crocheting,year round “Retail” Therapy (Shopping), and sharing good times with friends and family.
Preceded in death by husband: Eugene Foster in 1957, Son: David Foster in 2001, Daughter: Jeanne Rister in 2002, Brothers:Wilson Wheeler, Allen Wheeler, Jeffery Wheeler, Sisters: Frances Pryor and Mary Jane Ross.
Survived by: Grandchildren: , Shelby McPherson of Bellevue, Washington, Pamela McPherson of Columbus, Blair McPherson and Max Rister of Delaware, David Christian of Cincinnati, Brothers: Ray Wheeler, Leroy Wheeler, and Robert Wheeler, Sisters: Yvonne Watkins, Rita Jones, and Elaine Wheeler, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Friends may call Friday 6-9 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware. Funeral services will be held Saturday 10:00 a.m. at Zion AME Church, Delaware, Rev. Harold Turner officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Senior Citizens of Delaware County, 420 Park Ave., Delaware, Ohio 43015.