Betty M. Ruckel, age 92, of Cridersville went to be with the Lord 1:59 a.m., Thursday July 7, 2016 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. She was born Feb. 13, 1924 in Lima to Edgar and Gertrude Fisher. She married Dallas H. Ruckel Aug. 25, 1959 and he preceded her in death Nov. 30, 2009.
Betty had been a Godly wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Lima Baptist Temple She enjoyed working in the nursery at church until the age of 85. She truly enjoyed her ministry there.
Survivors include a daughter Hannah Plaugher of Lima, 3 grandchildren Elizabeth and Nathan Plaugher both of Shelby, NC and Timothy Plaugher of Syracuse, NY. Other survivors include a brother Donald Fisher of Delphos and a sister Glenna Walters of Marion, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by 7 siblings: Bob Fisher, Ed Fisher, Eleanor Lepley, Juanita Budd, Susie Stephenson, Jeanette Young and Edna Fisher.
The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday July 9, at Lima Baptist Temple with Pastor Gary Hohman officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Entombment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to Lima Baptist Temple Missions Outreach.