Ruth Irene Bowman, 86 of Rowsburg passed away Thursday May 14, 2020 at LifeCare Hospice in
Wooster. She was born July 24, 1933 in Ashland County the daughter of Lawrence and Goldie
McQuate Householder. She was a graduate of Ashland High School and worked in the shipping
department at F.E. Myers. Ruth was a member of the Rowsburg Lutheran Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Robin Bowman of Rowsburg and Karen (Gordon) Ruth of Wichita
Falls, TX, two sons, Dale Bowman of Wooster and Mike (Mary) Bowman of Wintersville, OH, 5
grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, a sister, Carolyn Kitts of Ashland and a sister-in-law, Sally Ann
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Kenneth Bowman.
A celebration of life service will be at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Cat House Feline Sanctuary 1130 East Main Street #136
Ashland, OH 44805.
Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville assisted the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.fickesfuneralhome.com.
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