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Ruth I Kline

August 14, 1927 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 94)

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Ruth I Kline, 94 of Wooster died Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Smithville-Western Care Center, Wooster. Funeral Service for Ruth will be on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem with Rev. Kenneth Thomas officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Burial in West Salem Cemetery following the service. Memorials may be sent to LifeCare Hospice 1900 Akron Rd, Wooster, OH 44691 or Aukerman Church of God 12292 Franchester Rd. West Salem, Ohio 44287.

Ruth was born on August 14, 1927 in Ashland, Ohio. To parents Harold and Mary (Barr) Helbert. She was a homemaker all her life. Ruth was a member of Aukerman Church of God. She enjoyed being a farmer’s wife and canning.

Ruth is survived by four children: Patricia Gray of West Salem, James (Nancy) Kline of Wooster, Barbara Mack of Blountstown, Florida and Mary (Terry) Rush of Bonita Springs, Florida; eleven grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Kline and a sister Betty Mosher.

The family would like to thank the staff on Willows Wing at Smithville Western Care Center and the Hospice Team. Online condolences can be left on the funeral home’s website on


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Funeral Service
April 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Michele Matteson
40 Congress Street
West Salem, OH 44287

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