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“Miss my aunt Ruth so much!!! ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: ruby leverenz - arlington, TX

“We have so many wonderful memories with dear Ruth. She welcomed us in to her life with open arms and an open heart. Over the year, she has been more...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kurtis and Lindy Stevens - FL

“It was a pleasure to grow up surrounded by family. Clary and Ruth lived across the road and we visited often. In many ways, Ruth was like a second...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Dorothy Riley - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kenny, Sharon, Karen and their families,I will miss Aunt Ruth, although the memories of her will always remain in my heart. As the Aunt that lived...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Terrie Gross - La Grande, OR

“We are so sorry for your loss and know how much Aunt Ruthie will be missed. We wish we could be there with you. Thoughts and prayers are with you all...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Marilyn Renner, Dick & Sherrill Braun - FL

“Karen, Thinking of you and your family and remembering fond memories of the fun we would have back in the day.Fran ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Fran Van Norman - Urbandale, IA

“My sincere Sympathy. I always enjoyed my time with Ruth at our Cllass of "44" Reunions. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Betty Heck- Dennison - Ft Wayne, IN

“Praying that God comforts and gives you and your family strength through this most difficult time. May it give you peace knowing that your Mom has...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Arnold and Lynda Spieth - IN

“Karen,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know how close you were with your mother and all those memories will stay with you. God Bless.Sherry...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Sherry Elwood-Frame - IN

“Sharon so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. May her memory be eternal. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Ted Simon - Binghamton, NY

“As you honor a life well lived, May your heart be filled with joy & laughter of happy times shared with Ruth. May "the God of all comfort...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: D. M.

“Karen I am so sorry for your lost. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Corinne Meyer - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our condolences go out to the Stinnett family. We were fortunate enough to know Ruth through her daughter Sharon and grandson Kris. Our prayers are...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Thomas and Trish Smith - FL

“Aunt Ruth, you put your special mark on all of our hearts. Now for the party in heaven. Love you a bunch! ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Taren Lewis Garone - Miami, FL

“Dear Karen,Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. I know you were very close to your mom and you will miss her terribly. Knowing that...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Denise Szelis - Coworker

Ruth A. (Puff) Stinnett, 92, went to her heavenly home with her family by her side on, Sunday, June 3, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne to the late Adolph and Malinda (Parker) Puff. She married Clarence Stinnett, who proceeded her death. Ruth worked as a Lab Secretary with Joslyn/Slater Steel, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church, VFW Auxiliary Post 857, American Legion Post 409 Auxiliary, Euchre Club and the Red Hat Ladies. Surviving son, Kenneth A. Stinnett of Mikado, MI; daughter, Sharon A. Stinnett of Brandon, FL; daughter, Karen A. ( Vic) Bolyard of Fort Wayne; brother, Dale Puff of Linn, WV; brother, Gerald Puff of Jonesville, MI, five grandchildren Jennifer, Kyle, Shelby, Kristopher,Brandi and four great-grandchildren. Ruth was preceded by siblings Glenn, Roy, Edgar, Albert, Anna, Joan,Leona, June. Funeral service is 10:00 am, Thursday, June 7, 2018, with calling one prior, at Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church 6318 West California Road Ft Wayne, with Pastor Bill Mueller officiating. Calling also D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road. Wednesday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church or Visiting Nurse Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to