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“Our deepest condolences to the Austin family and especially to our dear friends John and Kathy. Your mother led an impressive, wonderful life. We met...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Dan & Cookie Newell - Malvern, PA

“Ruth will be greatly missed. She was not just a "resident" to me. She became a friend, confidant, adviser and many other wonderful things to me. I...Read More »
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“Betty We are so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a special lady! A joy to be around. I pray you will find comfort in the days ahead. Jeff,...Read More »
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“Ruth and Charlie were wonderful neighbors and friend! I am very sorry for this loss! ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Mike & Mary Rennecker - IN

“Betty and Colleen, My heart breaks for you for the loss of you mom! Her genuinely contagious smile and bright eyes she passed on to her wonderful...Read More »
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“Ruth was a wonderful lady full of laughter, love and she instilled wonderful values in her children, especially Colleen and Betty, whom have become...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Nicci G - Fort Wayne, IN


Ruth M. Austin, 94, passed away Monday, February 25, 2019. "She was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. She taught us what a Mother was supposed to be. She loved unconditionally, supported us in all our endeavors and laughed and cried with us. She had an infectious laugh and made everyone around her feel better. The world is a much better place because she was a part of it. She went peacefully to spend Eternity with Daddy." She was born in Deweyville, Ohio to Charles and Esther (Auckerman) Wymer . She served in the Army Cadet Nurse Corp in World War II and was honored at the Women's Memorial in Washington, DC while on the 21st NE Indiana Honor Flight. She was a baseball coach for her sons and a Girl Scout leader for her daughters. She retired from Parkview Hospital after 37 years and was proud to be an Ambassador. She is survived by her sons, John (Kathy) Austin of Valrico, FL and Steve (Carolyn) Austin of Fort Wayne; daughters Linda Rehling of Jacksonville, FL, Betty Forehand of Fort Wayne and Colleen Zuber of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters Pat Easterday of Kendallville and Nancy Myers of Warren, Ohio; brothers Charles Wymer of Churubusco and Richard Wymer of Huntington. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Charles, her great-granddaughter Faith Austin, two sons-in-law Jim Forehand and Don Rehling, one sister Shirley Lobdell and two brothers Dennis Wymer and Gary Wymer. Visitation will be on Thursday, Feburary 28th from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home on Maplecrest Rd. The service will be at the funeral home on Friday, March 1st at 10:00 am with visitation one hour before. Burial in Brushy Chapel Cemetery, LaGrange. Memorials to Parkview Supportive Care on Randallia Ave.