Ruth D. (Rehak) Frederick, 95

Ruth D. (Rehak) Frederick, 95, North Manchester, passed away Jan. 22, 2020 at 5:45 p.m. at Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester.

Ruth was born in Wabash, to Valentine “Faldy” and Cora (Snyder) Rehak on Sept. 20, 1924. On March 28, 1942, Ruth married Arnold A. Frederick, he later passed away on Oct. 23, 1994 after 52 years of marriage.

Ruth graduated from Wabash High School in 1942. In high school, Ruth played the alto saxophone in the school band. She was an avid reader and enjoyed word searches, crocheting and knitting dish clothes and slippers. She enjoyed relaxing by watching Law and Order and Dr. Phil. She loved her three dogs, Buddy, Nicki and Pepper, all Schnauzers. Ruth made and helped with countless funeral dinners for families of the Lutheran church. The family of Ruth D. Frederick would like to thank all the family members and friends for the numerous visits and helping with her needs.

The loving memory of Ruth D. (Rehak) Frederick will be forever cherished by her son, Steve (Betsy) Frederick, Mishawaka; two daughters-in-law, Sheila Frederick, North Manchester, and Judy Frederick, Huntington; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and three great great-grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Randall L. and Thomas L. Frederick; one brother, Arthur Rehak; and one sister, Evelyn Huston.

Family and friends may call Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 from 10-11 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, North Manchester. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating and burial will be held at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

In lieu of flowers, the family of Ruth D. Frederick has requested memorial contributions may be made to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

Posted on 2020 Jan 23