Ruth H. Pyle

Ruth H. Pyle, 82, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family in Roanoke, IN, died Monday evening, June 15, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne..

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hessen Cassel. She was a homemaker.

She was born Feb. 5, 1938, in Fort Wayne Norman and Ella Temple Schmidt. She married Richard K. Pyle on Feb. 5, 1955, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 2012.

Survivors include six daughters, Carolyn (Dan) Exner, Donna (Tim) Cramer, Mary (Tim) Monnier and  Robin (Chris) Patterson, all of Fort Wayne; Brenda (Steve) Rambo, of Decatur; Kimberly (Aaron) Eastom, of Roanoke; four sons, Richard (Renee) Pyle and Mark Pyle, both of Woodburn; and Don (Lora Starwalt) Pyle, of Fort Wayne; a sister, Mildred “Suzie” Sorg, of Hoagland; Carol Doehrman, of New Haven, and Lucy Anderson, of Wisconsin Dells, WI; two brothers, Bob (Nan) Schmidt of Leesburg, and Bill (Jane) Schmidt, of Fort Wayne; 28 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Henry.

Calling is Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 4p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home Jacobs Chapel. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 19, 2020, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hessen Cassel, with Rev. William Kummer officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hessen Cassel.

Memorials are to Masses.

Arrangements are being handled by by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Jacobs Chapel, in Monroeville.