RUTH M. ZOLLINGER, 89, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Hamilton House. Born June 25, 1923, in Fort Wayne, she work ed at L.S. Ayres' Tea Room. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Fort Wayne and loved baking Christmas cookies. She is survived by sons, John Zollinger of Fort Wayne, Richard (Cindy) Zollinger of Columbia City and Jim (Beverly) Zollinger of Fort Wayne; daughters, Linda (Larry) Craighead of Fort Wayne, Carol (Dan) Rosswurm of Rochester, Ind.; 14 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Erwin; parents, Edward and Clara Bangert; infant son, Thomas Zollinger; brothers, Robert, Edward and Paul Bangert; sister, Gerry Arnett; and daughter-in-law, Ann Neuenschwander Zollinger. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2213 Brooklyn Ave., with calling one hour prior. Msgr. Richard Zollinger officiating. Calling also from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with a Rosary at 5:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials to Masses or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.mccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 30, 2012