Ruth E. Calvelage
Ruth E. Calvelage

Feb. 12, 1928-Nov. 19, 2020

DELPHOS — Ruth E. Calvelage, 92, of Delphos, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday at Vancrest of Delphos.

She was born on Feb. 12, 1928, to William and Agnes (Dickman) Schramm. On July 4, 1956, she was united in marriage to Frederick Calvelage, who survives in Delphos.

Ruth is also survived by her sons, Joel (Kate) Calvelage of Delphos, Michael Calvelage of Columbus, Randall (Kathy) Calvelage of Elida, Steven (Dani) Calvelage of Huntsville, Alabama, and James (Betsy) Calvelage of Elida; a sister, Patricia (Oliver) Lugibihl of Bluffton; nine grandchildren, Roxanne, Matthew, David, Jessica, Erin, Christopher, Michael, Haley and Ally; six great-grandchildren, Abby, Julian, Jack, Cooper, Beau, Lilly Kate, and one on the way; and four step-great-grandchildren, Annika, Ava, Barrett and Blakely.

Along with being a homemaker, Ruth worked for many years at Vancrest of Delphos as a dietician. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, and the CLC council 84. She volunteered at the Interfaith Thrift Shop. Ruth was very active in the DSJ Fall Festival, bingo, and volunteered in the Mom’s Room in Delphos St. John’s grade school.

Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. on Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Delphos Interfaith Thrift Store.

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