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Ruth Evelyn (Cowell) Maier

October 10, 1922 ~ February 4, 2021 (age 98)


Ruth E. (Cowell) Maier, 98, of Sandusky, formerly of Ft Wayne, IN and Cleveland, OH, died Thursday, February 4, 2021 with her daughter at her side.

She was born October 10, 1922 in Lakewood, Ohio to John and Elizabeth (Seckel) Cowell. In 1942 she married Leonard Maier. They enjoyed almost 62 years together before his passing in 2004. They had five sons and a daughter.

She is survived by her sons, David (Laurel) of Bay Village, Ronald (Brigitte) of Russell, PA, Jonathan (Eileen) of Parma, and Eric of Columbus; daughter, Lenore Kure of Sandusky; twelve grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and sister, Ethel King of Rocky River.

Preceding her in death were her beloved husband, Leonard; her parents; son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Linda Maier; and sister, Mary Guentzler.

There will be a private family service. Rev. Lenore Kure will officiate, assisted by Rev. Jason Maier.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church of Christ, 2401 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 or First Congregational UCC, 1158 Cleveland Road, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

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First Congregational UCC
1158 Cleveland Road, Sandusky OH 44870
Tel: 1-419-625-8105

Salem United Church of Christ
2401 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne IN 46805
Tel: 1-260-426-5854

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