Ruth S. Potts, age 97, of Toledo, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019 at the Hospice of Northwest Ohio Toledo facility. She was born on March 6, 1922 in Oregon, OH to Aloysius Ignatius and Sophia Mae (Shumaker) Fleitz. Ruth was a graduate of St. Catherine of Siena Grade School and Central Catholic High School. She was employed as a clerk for the Minnie Ruth Wagoner License Bureau for ten years, but she thrived as a caring wife, mother, and homemaker. Ruth was a longtime parishioner of St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church and will be deeply missed.
Ruth is survived by her sons, Walter J. (Marilyn) Potts, John Potts, and Jim (Judy) Potts; sister-in-law, Carol Fleitz; 15 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter B. “Bus” Potts; son, Robert Potts; 4 brothers; and 2 sisters.
Family and friends may visit on Monday, December 9 from 4-8 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd. The Funeral Service will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Hospice of Northwest Ohio
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