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Ruth M. (Cahow) Carl, 98, former resident of Browning Masonic Community and a resident of Adrian, Michigan for the last 5 years, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012, at Lenawee County Medical Facility, Adrian, Michigan. Ruth was a foster mother for the former Child Family Agency for 16 years, fostering 56 children.
She also worked for Jagel's Catering for 15 years. She was a member of Boulevard Church of Christ, Sylvania, Ohio for 47 years. She was a member and Past Matron of Triune Chapter O.E.S., member and past chapter and State president of the Pi Omicron National Society. Ruth's most recent "Claim to Fame" was winning the contest to name "Louie" the elephant at the Toledo Zoo.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Carl; son, John R. "Jack" Carl, and her 4 siblings. She is survived by her daughter, Millie A. (James) Tipton of Blissfield, MI; daughter-in-law, Sandy Carl of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Kyle (MaryAnn) Doyle, Amy (Bill) Renwand, Carrie Wood, Keith (Tracy) Carl, Colette Carl, Roxann (Mike) Ingersoll, Terrence (Vicki) Tipton, Susan Tipton-Woodall (Duke); 9 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Walter Funeral Home, 4653 Glendale Ave. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Triune Chapter O.E.S. services at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be given to Boulevard Church of Christ, 7041 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, OH 43560.
Walter Funeral Home - Toledo
4653 Glendale Avenue Toledo, OH 43614
Published in Toledo Blade from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14, 2012