Ruth J. Cass

April 17, 1920 ‒ April 12, 2005

Galion, Ohio

Ruth J. Cass, 84, of 321 East Summit Street, Galion, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005 at Galion Community Hospital.

Born April 17, 1920 in Galion, she was the daughter of the late Oscar H. Wisler and Jeanette Pennock Wisler. She was preceded in death on December 2, 1987 by her husband, Robert M. Cass whom she married on August 3, 1946.

She was a graduate of Whetstone High School in 1937 and was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and the church Sacristans. She also belonged to Galion Community Hospital Auxiliary Twig 7 and the American Legion Scarbrough Post 243 Auxiliary.

She supported her husband with the operation of Robert M. Cass Construction in Galion for many years building many homes in the Galion area.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Carl Connor of Columbus; two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward R. and Beth Cass of Chicago and David M. and Mary Beth Cass of Columbus; six grandchildren, Chris Cass, Kerri Cass, Erin Wasson, Sarah Cass, Emily Cass and Nathan Cass; one sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Joe Henry of Galion; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Carol Wisler of Bryan, Edward and Peggy Wisler of York, Penn. and William and JoAnne Wisler of Marion and two sisters-in-law, Alice Wisler of Bryan and Dorothy Wisler Fransden of Streator, Ill.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, John and George Wisler.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2005 and 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 14 at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Schelling officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

A Vigil Service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home during calling hours with Deacon Kevin Wintersteller officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, OH 44833 or the Arthritis Foundation Central Ohio Chapter, 3740 Ridge Mill Dr., Hilliard, OH 43026-9231.