Ruth Robertson

October 27, 1923 ‒ May 16, 2015

Mount Gilead, Ohio
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

M. Ruth Robertson, age 91, of Mount Gilead and formerly of Mount Vernon, died Saturday morning, May 16, 2015, at the Woodside Village Care Center in Mount Gilead.

On October 27, 1923, Ruth was born in Knox County, OH, the daughter of the late Harry and Rose (Rehs) Robertson. She graduated from Mount Vernon High School. Through the years she worked as a secretary and receptionist at a law office. She loved animals and enjoyed gardening.

Ruth is survived by a sister, Martha Higbee, of Escondido, CA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Miriam Robertson.

A memorial service honoring Ruth’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Woodside Village Care Center, 841 West Marion Rd., Mount Gilead, OH 43338, with Ben Granger officiating. Burial will take place at Bird Cemetery in Bangs, OH.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to handle Ruth’s arrangements, and your condolences may be expressed by visiting