Kathryn ”Kay” Ann Koehler Ruch, 78, of National Road, Wheeling, died Thursday, May 17, 2001, in Wheeling Hospital. She was born Sept. 23, 1922, in Wheeling, WV, a daughter of the late William and Anna McCaffrey Koehler.
She was retired from the Good Shepherd Nursing Home and was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Charles Koehler.
Surviving are a son, James F. Ruch and his wife, Mary of Cincinnati, Ohio; a daughter, Linda L. Cox and her husband, John of Wheeling; a sister, Sara Marie Hughes of Wheeling; five grandchildren, Kimberly and Jennifer Cox and Derek, Tony and Sean Ruch; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2-4 and
7-9p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Elm Grove. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. James Sobus as celebrant. Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Personal condolences may be sent to the family at altmeyer.com