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RuthAnn Figgins, age 83, of Rome City, passed away Monday, April 24, 2023 at home. Mrs. Figgins was born in Wauseon, Ohio on July 8, 1939 to the late Carl D. Shannon and Marion Marie (Klein) Shannon. She graduated from Montpelier High School, Montpelier, Ohio in 1957 and Gale Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1959. She married David Lynn Figgins on September 5, 1959 in Montpelier, Ohio. Ruth was a professional secretary and employed by Honeywell in Minneapolis, Mohawk Tool in Montpelier and Montpelier Schools in Ohio. She and David moved their family to Kendallville in 1970. Ruth was dedicated wife, loving mother and a wonderful homemaker. She was also involved in many organizations over the years including hostess for Welcome Wagon, Adult Literacy program, Extension Homemakers and she was a of the founding member of the Gene Stratton-Porter Memorial Society.
Husband, David Figgins of Rome City.
Son, Michael S. Figgins (wife, Dawn) of Colon, Michigan.
Daughter, Margaret A. “Peggy” Kreger (husband, William) of LaGrange.
Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Sister, Carolyn Strobel of Montpelier, Ohio.
Two very special caregivers, Korenda Bracht and Margarita Villa.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at Merriam Christian Chapel, 3985 South U.S. Hwy 33, Albion, Indiana.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 28, 2023 at 12:00 PM at Merriam Christian Chapel with Pastor Steve Pulley officiating.
Burial will take place at Merriam Christian Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to either Noble County Gideons or International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.
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