Ruth Eileen Sypherd (Kettering)

Great-grandmother of two

Ruth Eileen Sypherd (Kettering), 94, of Stow, died Dec. 20, 2012.

She was born on Oct. 14, 1918 to the late Clarence and Esther Kettering.

She was preceded in death by Chester, her husband for more than 65 years; daughter, Sue Freed; son-in-law, Bob Freed; and brother, Roger Kettering. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Hughes; son-in-law, Richard Hughes; sister, Doris Hudson; sister-in-law, Ruth Kettering; grandchildren, Christian Freed and Jered Freed (Lauren); two great-grandchildren; numerous nephews and a niece; five step-grandchildren and their families.

A funeral service took place in the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, Cuyahoga Falls. Interment followed at Northlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to The Gardens of Western Reserve, 45 Chart Road, Cuyahoga Falls 44223. Her video tribute will be viewable at Arrangements were handled by Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home.