- Local Guide
Ruth Stentz, 91, of Elida, died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Cridersville Health Care Center.
She was born July 4, 1920, in Lima, the daughter of Laura (Hunter) and Edward Eggleston. She married Manuel Martin who preceded her in death. On July 3, 1947, she married Rolland E. Stentz, who died Aug. 12, 2006.
Surviving is a son, Leonard L. Martin, of Lima; and a daughter, Ruthellen Rhine, of Cridersville.
She was preceded by a son, Dale Edward Martin, and a daughter, Joan Martin.
Services are at 1 p.m., Thursday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville, with the Rev. Ed Jarrell officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lima.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed at BayliffAndSon.com.