RUTH RILEY 1929-2020

PAULDING – Ruth E. Riley, age 90, died Thursday, March 19.

She was born Nov. 24, 1929 in Paulding, daughter of the late William and Lilas (Musselman) Gunderman. On May 16, 1948 she married Robert D. Riley, who preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 2017. She was a member of First Christian Church, Paulding and the Horseman’s Association.

She is survived by her daughters, Vicky (Bill) Rager of Perrysburg, and Cindy (Larry) Grace of Paulding; a sister-in-law, Leah Gunderman, Paulding; grandchildren: Jamie (Sharon) Rager, Jason (Cortney) Rager, Penny Clippinger, Dawn (Dave) Carlisle, Jodi Perl; great grandchildren: Cassidy, Callie Rose, Jack, Corey, Riley, Dokkota, Nick, Destynee, Ethan and Eternity; and a great-great grandchild, Madeline.

She is preceded in death by a great grandson, Dustyn; brothers, Paul and Richard Gunderman; and sisters, Mable Penton, and Ferne Wonderly.

Pastor Merlyn Winters will conduct funeral services 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. She will be laid to rest in St. Paul Cemetery, Paulding.

Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made to First Christian Church.

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