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Ruth Warman

January 11, 1926 — October 10, 2022

Nina “Ruth” Warman 96, of Churubusco, Indiana passed away Monday, October 10, 2022 at her home. Born January 11, 1926 in Bluffton, she was the daughter of Howard and Maxine (Dilley) Mossburg.

Ruth spent her childhood years in Bluffton and graduated from P.A. Allen High School with the Class of 1943. On February 3, 1945, she married Kenneth N. Warman from Decatur. After the marriage, Ken and Ruth both worked at U.S. Rubber in Fort Wayne. They had 3 daughters, Constance Joan, Deborah Anne and Betsy Lou. In 1955, they moved to Round Lake north of Columbia City. For 25 years, she worked as a cook at Thorncreek School and retired in 1988. After Kenny passed on December 25, 1996, Ruth moved to Churubusco in 2000.

Ruth had been a member of Whitley County AARP, Eagles Auxiliary 1906 in Columbia City, Parkview Hospital Seniors Club, the Red Hat Society in Columbia City, Sweetheart Euchre Club in Churubusco, and had been active at the Woodland's Senior Activity Center, enjoying Bingo, Domino Club and many other activities the center offered. She truly enjoyed her friends and time spent there.

Survivors include her daughters, Connie (Don) Mueller of Churubusco, Deb (Steve) Hoffman of Fort Mohave, AZ, and Betsy Warman of Churubusco; four grandchildren, Doug (Tara) Tonkel, Adrian McEntee, Tracy (Adam) Springer, Lauren McEntee (Jedidiah Jones); and 10 great-grandchildren;  Kobe, Makenzi, Zoie, Carson, Maddox, Javi, Sadie, Emily, Ellie, and Briar.  Along with her parents and husband, Ruth was preceded in death by her brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Margaret Mossburg.

Visitation will be 1 to 5 pm Sunday, October 16, 2022 at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be 11 am Monday at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior. Burial will take place at St. Matthews Cemetery   where she will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband. Memorial donations may be given in her memory to Humane Society of Whitley County, Parkview Whitley Home Health & Hospice or Woodlands Senior Center.  Visit to send her family online condolences or sign the online guest book.

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