LimaRuth. M. Humfleet, 94, died Nov. 25, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center.She was born Sept. 24, 1917, in Lima to Carl and Viola Ladd Stevens, who preceded her in death. On May 13, 1950, she married Ralph Humfleet, who preceded her in death.Mrs. Humfleet was a member of Lima Baptist Temple. She used to go dancing all the time and she and her husband owned a race car, which they ran for years at Allentown Speedway.Survivors include two daughters, Sue (Dale) Duckworth, of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Pat (Bill) Welsh-McKinney, of Lima; eight grandchildren, Michael McKinney, Douglas McKinney, Tammy Kahler, Paul McKinney, Lori Ann EnYart, Chris Decker, Mark Duckworth, and Todd Duckworth; and 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carmen Cooper; a brother, Steve Stevens; and three sisters, Betty Stockton, Velma Webb and Bonnie Pence.Services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home. Pastor Gary Hohman will officiate. Entombment will be in Memorial Park Mausoleum.Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Lima Baptist Temple.Condolences may be expressed at http://chamberlainhuckeriede.com.
Ruth M. Humfleet