NEW BREMEN, Ohio — Ruth A. Topp, 87, of New Bremen, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at 7:53 a.m. in Ottererbein St. Marys Retirement Community. She was born Aug. 30, 1929, to the late William and Grace (Magoto) Stutz. On Sept. 24, 1949, she married Lester I. Topp, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 2012.

Survivors include:

Sons — Gary (Sheree) Topp and Mike (Joyce) Topp, both of New Bremen

Daughters — Shirley Deen, Forest, Virginia, and Jill (Micheal) Nagel, New Bremen

Brother — John Stutz, Middle Point, Ohio

Sisters — Pearl Mason and Judy Lewis, both of Van Wert
She is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Margaret Miller, Edna Creel, Betty Shertzer, Bill Stutz, Bob Stutz, Danny Stutz.

Visitation hours will be from 4 – 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Cisco Funeral Home 1175 E. Greenville Road, St. Marys.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in the funeral home with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating; where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.

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