Ruth Ann Vollmer, age 88, of Delta, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, August 23, 2013 at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania; surrounded by her family. She was born on October 4, 1924 in Toledo to the late Lawrence Roper and Lola (Sandor) Roper. Ruth was a 1942 graduate of Scott High School and later married Robert F. Vollmer who preceded her in death in 1994. She was a receptionist for Stine Realty, Abbott Trucking and the Delta Dental Clinic along with being a dental assistant. She was a member of the Delta American Legion Auxiliary and past President; Trinity Lutheran Church in Delta; where she served on church council; a Den Mother, Brownie Leader, 4H Leader and delivered Meals on Wheels for 11 years. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Jack Green. Ruth is survived by her children, Robert (Micki) Vollmer of Lima, Judy Green of Little River, SC, Susan (Larry Long) Batt of Las Vegas, NV and Shirley (Woody) Wittscheck of Swanton; seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren; her canine and feline companions. Friends will be received on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109 in Delta; with a celebration of her life beginning at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday at the funeral home. Pastor Eric Markovich will be officiating. Interment will follow at Zion Cemetery near Delta. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ebeid Hospice, 5340 Harroun Rd., Sylvania, OH 43560, The Delta American Legion, 5939 St Hwy 109, Delta, OH 43515 or Fulton Manor Activities Department, 723 S. Shoop Ave, Wauseon, OH 43567 in Ruth’s memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.
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