First Posted: 6/12/2006


RUTH E. FOLTZ, 88, died at 1:30 p.m. June 10, 2006, at Richland Manor, Bluffton.

She was born on April 23, 1918 in Springfield to Arthur and Matilda Steiner Miller who preceded her in death.

She married Donald Cupples who preceded her in death. She then married Dyle Foltz who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Foltz was an insurance agent with Amstutz and Webb insurance agencies, Bluffton. She also worked at Triplett Corp., Bluffton. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Bluffton where she was the financial secretary for 32 years. She was the bookkeeper at the Bluffton Day Care. She was a member of the Poinsettia Club, the Share a Talent Club, the Bluffton Hospital Auxiliary and she was a graduate of Bluffton High School. She enjoyed bowling, sewing, gardening and her family.

Survivors include a daughter Sue (James) Amstutz of Bluffton, two granddaughters, Lori Bassett and Jeni Snider and five great-grandchildren Mindy and Chelsey Bassett, Tyler Morris, Alyssa and Aubrey Snider.

She was preceded in death by a brother Stanley Miller and a sister Grace Miller.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chiles and Sons-Laman Funeral Home, Bluffton. The Rev. Michael Downey will officiate. Burial will be in Clymer Cemetery, near Mt. Cory.

Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ.

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