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Ruby F. Barthauer

May 12, 1933 — January 8, 2021

Ruby F. Barthauer

Ruby F. Barthauer, age 87, of DeGraff, Ohio passed away peacefully at 3:30 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2021 at her home.

She was born May 12, 1933, a daughter of the late John William and Dorothy Elizabeth (Boswell) Ceylor.

On December 18, 1950, Ruby married Bob Lee Barthauer in DeGraff and he preceded her in death December 4, 2010. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Minnie LaPorte and three brothers, Alvy Ceylor, Paul Ceylor and Doyle Ceylor.

Ruby is survived by her children, Mike (Joyce) Barthauer, Karen (Gary) Meyers, Rita (Steve) Strayer, Missy (Robb) Cummins and Kevin (Deb) Barthauer; eleven grandchildren, Jennie (Bart) Rogers, Jeremy (Lynda) Barthauer, Amy (Chad) Newland, Kristy Evilsizor, Mindy (Carlos) Cioffi, Jeff Wren, Matthew (Kaitlin) Strayer, Michael (Rochelle) Strayer, Angie (Chris) Cummins-Boyd, Brad (Kelsey Lininger) Cummins and Kevin Marvin Barthauer; several great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; a brother, David Ceylor and many nieces and nephews.

Ruby had the honor of being the first female auctioneer in the state of Ohio. For thirty years she used that distinction alongside her husband, as owners of Barthauer’s Auction Service.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Greenwood-Union Cemetery in DeGraff. In observance of COVID guidelines, all guests in attendance are asked to be symptom free, wear masks and practice social distancing.

The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Barthauer family.


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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm

Greenwood-Union Cemetery

676 Cretcher St, De Graff, OH 43318

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