Mary Ruth "Ruthie" Dennison, 64, Converse, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2005 at her residence.
She was born Sept. 17, 1940 in Miami County to Dean and Irene Dangerfield Fansler. She attended Converse High School, and married Earl Dennison in October 1961. He survives.
Dennison was a community resident sponsor for the V.A. for 35 years, enjoyed gardening, working in her home and was an Elvis collector. In addition, she was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors besides her husband in Marion include a son, Tim Dennison and wife Michelle, Peru; two brothers, James Fansler, Kokomo, and Glen "Willie" Fansler, Converse; a sister, Shirley Kelly and husband Delmar, Alexandria; and a sister-in-law, Leeanna Fansler, Greentown.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Joe and Gene Fansler; and a sister, Norma Kelly.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Homes, Larrison-Martin Chapel, 308 E. Marion St., Converse, with Pastor Steven McPeek officiating. Burial will be in Converse Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.