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Ruth Snider Stoltz

Ruth Snider Stoltz, age 84 of Baltimore, passed away at her residence on March 6, 2018. She was born to the late Samuel and Vera Scheidegger Snider on January 25, 1934, also at her residence. She retired as a Nursing Education director at the Ohio Department of Public Health. She was a life member of New Zion United Methodist Church, where she played organ from 16 years old on. She taught at Case Western and was a member of the Ohio Nurses Association. She was the first four-year class of nursing at Capital University, where she helped design their uniforms. She was also a 1951 graduate of Liberty Union High School. Ruth will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Clarence Dean Stoltz; daughter, Margaret (Donald) Green; son, Richard (Jackie) Stoltz; grandchildren, Jennifer (Nathan) Crook, Dawn Green, Joe (Kelsey) Green, Chris Stoltz, Stephanie Sahraoui and Michelle (Keith Bost) Stoltz; four great grandchildren; sister, Helen Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert Snider; and brother-in-law, Hubert Wilson.

A funeral service will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at New Zion United Methodist Church. Family and friends may call from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, at the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Union Evangelical Cemetery. Memorials can be made in her name to New Zion United Methodist Church, 10991 Snyder Church Rd NW, Baltimore, OH 43105. Online condolences can be made at

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