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Ruth Burkholder

October 14, 1928 ~ January 16, 2021 (age 92)

Obituary

Ruth Burkholder, 92, of Wabash, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Miller's Merry Manor East, in Wabash.  She was born on October 14, 1928, in Gas City, Indiana, to the late Roy and Betsy (Yates) McCormick.

Ruth married Kenneth L. Burkholder on October 25, 1952; he passed away in 1975. She was a member of the Grace Fellowship Baptist Church in Wabash and of the Wabash Moose Lodge #1195.

Ruth is survived by her three sons Francis (Rita Leanne) Voland, Charles (Jody) Burkholder, and Robert (Sally) Burkholder, all of Wabash; one daughter, Linda (Paul) Sleighter, of North Manchester; one sister Dorothy McCormick, of Fairmount; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by five brothers, three sisters and three great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor Lou Hunt officiating.  Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Wabash.

Visitation will be two hours prior to the funeral service, starting at 12:00 p.m., at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 21, 2021

Time: TBD to 2:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
Thursday
January 21, 2021

2:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Donations

Wabash County Animal Shelter, Inc.
810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash IN 46992
Tel: 1-260-563-3511
Web: http://wabashshelter.com

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