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Carol S. ‘Sue’ Ruhlen

Mrs. Ruhlen

Carol S. “Sue” Ruhlen, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at St. Catherine’s Care Center of Fostoria.

She was born Nov. 3, 1929, in Tiffin, to George Gentry and Evelyn (Shaffer) Briihl. She married Lawrence L. Ruhlen June 10, 1951, and he preceded her in death April 11, 1998.

Survivors include her three sons, David L. (Margaret) Ruhlen of Daytona, Florida, Michael E. (Judy) Ruhlen of Tiffin and Robert A. “Bob” Ruhlen of Plymouth, Florida; three daughters, Vicki L. (Mike) Hammer of Harpster and Candace J. Kirby and Teresa A. (Jerry) Elchert, both of Tiffin; two brothers, George Anthony (Carolyn) Briihl of Cleveland and James “Jim” (Dorothy) Briihl of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania; a sister, Andrea (Dale) Foltz of Tiffin; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents.

Sue graduated from Tiffin Columbian High School in 1948 and worked at Kuebler Shoes. She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Circle of Trinity and Elder Women. Sue had a passion and love for reading. She read 10 books every two weeks. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed going to their sporting events.

A private graveside service took place at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tiffin-Seneca Public Library or Trinity United Church of Christ.

Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.