Chris Clouse

Chris Clouse, 60, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday afternoon, Oct. 27, 2013, at home, surrounded by her family.

She was born Dec. 25, 1952, in Lima, to the late Paul “Barney” and Rosemary (Kerner) Ruhe. She married Clint Clouse May 10, 1975, and he survives.

Also surviving is her son, Drew (Heather) Clouse of Tiffin; two daughters, Summer (Craig) Aukerman of Carlsbad, Calif., and Emily (Joe) Van Culin of Franklin; four brothers, David (Jan) Ruhe of South Charleston, Allen Ruhe and Jeff (Bernice) Ruhe, both of Ottawa, and Rick Ruhe of Leipsic; two sisters, Jane (Nick) Horstman of Ottoville and Nancy Shalter of Ottawa; and three grandchildren, Cayden, Bryce and Rozlyn.

Chris graduated in 1971 from Ottawa-Glandorf High School, graduated from Davis Business College in 1973 and retired, after 26 years, from Honeywell, Fostoria, in 2008. She enjoyed decorating, crafts and shopping. She was a great cook who opened her home to everyone, making everyone feel welcome. Chris loved being a homemaker and spending time with her family; especially, her grandchildren and her two dogs, Trixie and Daisy.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Hopewell Church of God with Pastor Terry Steinhauer officiating. Burial will follow at Seneca Memory Gardens, Tiffin.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell Church of God or Community Hospice Care.

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Chris Clouse

Chris Clouse, 60, of rural Tiffin, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at her home.

Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.