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Obituary for Ruth Hardwig

June 21, 1922 - September 3, 2018
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 96

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Friend


Ruth F. Hardwig (nee Freeman), 96, a longtime resident of Avon Lake, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. She was born June 21, 1922 in Bentonville, AR.
Ruth earned her Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Iowa. She was a founding member of the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra and a traffic manager at WCLV radio station. She was an accomplished cellist and a lover of music.
She is survived by her beloved children Scott, Paul, Laurie Koehler (Benedikt), Jean Hardwig and Barbara Hardwig; loving grandchildren Gretchen Huizing (Kurt) of Avon, Jess Fenn (Lytton) of Rochester, NY, Scotty Hardwig of Blacksburg, VA, Daniel Koehler of Luxembourg City , Johann Koehler of Berkeley, CA and 5 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Paul Hardwig and 3 siblings.
Memorial contributions may be made to either Les Delices (PO Box 602187, Cleveland, 44102) or Arts Renaissance Tremont (2592 W 14 St, Cleveland, 44113).
Private family services to be held at a later date. 440-933-3202

Celebration of Life to be held in Atlanta, GA at a later date.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Les Delices
    PO Box 602187
    Cleveland, OH 44102
  • Arts Renaissance Tremont
    2592 W 14 St
    Cleveland, OH 44113

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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