Ruth E. Brown, 74, of Wabash, passed away at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born to the late Walter Evans and Lula Mae (Ward) Hartsell on July 18, 1941, in Wabash.
Ruth retired from Wabash County Hospital as a housekeeper. She was a member of Christ Fellowship Church in North Manchester.
Ruth is survived by three daughters: Nancy (Steve) Couse, Wabash; Susan (Michael) Baldwin, Galveston; and Penny (Larry) Reed, Speedwell, Tenn.; brothers: Bill (Mary) Evans, Wabash; and Jerry (Shelby) Gray, Ark.; sisters: Barbara (Roy) Green, Ark.; Vickie (Robert) King, Port Charlotte, Fla.; grandchildren: Michael; Robert; Adrienne; Kristoffer; Aaron; Kylea; Jessica; Hagan; and Arielle; five step-grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by two daughters: Laura; Wendy; and a sister.
No services will be held. McDonald Funeral Home, Wabash, has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com