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Ruth Estelle (Clark) Danner

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Ruth Estelle (Clark) Danner Obituary
Ruth Estelle (Clark) Danner

Ruth Estelle (Clark) Danner, 92, of Toledo, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019. She was born January 21, 1926, in Toledo. Ruth was a 1944 graduate of Notre Dame Academy.

She worked in the Payroll Department at Owens-Illinois, retiring after 38 years. Ruth was a member of St. Pius X Church and the O-I Golden Emblem Club. She was an avid walker, enjoyed having lunch with her friends on a regular basis and was a volunteer for Mobile Meals. Ruth was very proud of her Irish Heritage and traveled to Ireland.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews; special friends, Gloria, Sandy and Candace; and her lifelong friend, Posy McHugh. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, John "Harpo" Danner in 2003; parents, John and Cora Clark; step-mom, Clara, who raised Ruth since she was 3 years old. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Leota "Toots" and Marian "Mayno"; and her brother, Tom.

Friends are invited to visit on Sunday, from 1-6 p.m., at the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, (between Secor and Douglas Roads), where a wake service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Prayers will begin on Monday at 10 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by the funeral mass at 10:30 a.m., at St. Pius X Church, 3011 Carskaddon Avenue, Toledo, OH 43606. Fr. David Whalen, OSFS, will officiate. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Ruth, may be made to St. Pius X Church or Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, 1730 South Reynolds Road, Toledo, OH, 43614.

Online condolence to Ruth's family may be sent at


Published in The Blade from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2019
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