Ruth Marie Van Dyck
July 03, 1948 ‒ September 25, 2017
Ruth Marie Van Dyck, 69, of Delaware passed away Monday afternoon, September 25, 2017 at the Delaware Court Health Care Center.
She was born July 3, 1948 in Collbran, Colorado to Joe and Clara Ward and later graduated from Plateau Valley High School.
Ruth retired after 37 years of service as a nurse’s aide at the Sarah Moore Home. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and enjoyed spending time with her grandsons and getting together with her friends. In her younger years, she enjoyed bowling.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Eric Van Dyck of Delaware and Veronica Van Dyck of Delaware; grandsons, Branden, Nathan and Stefen; her mother, Clara Ward of Collbran, Colorado; brother, Joe Ward of Mesa, Colorado; sisters, Sue (Fran) Dillon of Collbran, Colorado, Val Dorau of Denver, Colorado and Edie Watson Botkins of Omaha, Nebraska; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Ruth was preceded in death by her father and her brother Bob Ward.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 6 – 8 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William St.), Delaware. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William Street, Delaware with Rev. Fr. Michael Watson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201.
The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Van Dyck family.
To share a fond memory of Ruth or to offer a condolence to her family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com