Mary Ruth Frisch, 96, of Tiffin, died at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin.
She was born July 18, 1926, in Upper Sandusky, to Vincent and Constance (Orians) Arnold. She married Robert Frisch Sept. 17, 1949, in Carey, and he died Sept. 6, 1974.
Survivors include a son, James (Alicia) Frisch of Tiffin; three daughters, Patricia Kesler of Tiffin, Cynthia (Floyd) Diaz of Bascom and Jean (John) Cook of Tiffin; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Paul Arnold of Carey and Carl Arnold of Tiffin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Andre Frisch; a brother, David Arnold; a sister, Jean Doran; and three grandsons, Jesse Diaz, Ethan Hendrick and David Lee Sines Jr.
Mrs. Frisch delivered for the Advertiser-Tribune for many years and later was a bus driver for the Seneca County Opportunity Center for 18 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, a eucharistic minister and its rosary altar society. She taught guitar and accordion at Vi’s School of Music.
Visitation for family and friends will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.
Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Anthony Coci officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Tiffin. The rosary will be recited 30 minutes prior to the mass.
Memorial contributions may be made to Seneca County Opportunity Center or Promedica Hospice.
To send condolences to the family or to order out-of-town flowers go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com