She was a cook for Garaway Schools for 20 years and retired in 1989. She was a member of Ragersville Zion United Church of Christ, a member of the Church Women’s Guild, served as church treasurer for over 20 years and was a member of the Ragersville Historical Society.
She was married March 2, 1947 to Carl G. Rust and he died May 3, 1956.
She is survived by her 4 children: William H. Rust and Patricia A. Rust both of Sugarcreek, Robert C. Rust of Stone Creek and Lois (Dan) Crawford of Dover, 2 grandchildren; Lori (Isaac) Lauer and Michael Crawford and her brother Paul (Norma) Degen of Dover.
Services will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Ragersville Zion United Church of Christ with Rev. A. Bruce Haltom officiating. Burial will be in Bakersville Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday 5-7 PM at Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek and Thursday from 12-1 PM at the church prior to services. Memorials may be made to Ragersville Zion United Church of Christ 8831 Crooked Run Road SW, Sugarcreek, Ohio 44681. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home’s website to share a memory and sign the guest register.
Smith-Varns Funeral Home of Sugarcreek