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Ruth S. Ehrhard


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Ruth S. Ehrhard Obituary
Ruth Stevens Ehrhard, 91, formerly of Union, passed away peacefully at Seal Rock Health Care, Saco, Maine, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

Ruth was born April 13, 1921, in Union, the daughter of the late George "Doc" Stevens and wife Carolina, nee Hilkemeyer. She was the loving wife of 57 years to the late Robert C. Ehrhard.

Ruth attended Immaculate Conception School, as well as business school in St. Louis.

During World War II she volunteered with the U.S. Civil Defense. An ace stenographer, Ruth was an executive secretary at Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation. In later years, she volunteered at the Rockport, Maine, public library and was a Camden Women's Club member.

Her hobbies included bridge and reading murder mystery novels.

Ruth is survived by her three children, Mary Garretson, Naples, Fla., Robert F. Ehrhard, San Antonio, Texas, and Jane Mount, Scarborough, Maine; eight grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; and parents.

Funeral services are being planned for Immaculate Conception Church, Union, in early April.

Donations can be made in Ruth's name to the Rockport Public Library, Rockport, Maine.

To sign the guestbook or leave condolences go to www.cotefuneralhome.com.

Local arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco, Maine.
Published in The Missourian on Feb. 13, 2013
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