Ruth was born in Herman, Missouri, U.S.A. and was a daughter of the late William and Lelia (Carter) Koelling.
Beloved wife of the late Jacob Prost (1999) and her first husband Philip Kerr (1985).
Loving mother of Esther (the late George) Eagleson, Vivian (Gary) Baker, Orville Kerr and Robert Kerr. Predeceased by her daughter Lelia Mae Kerr (2005).
Sadly missed by 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Dear stepmother of William (Charlotte) Prost, Christopher (Becky) Prost and Martin Prost.
Also survived by many step grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Kind sister of Edith Tucker and Reba Richter.
She will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to send a special thank you to all of the nurses and staff at Extendicare, London who took such good care of Mom.
Family and friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd. 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg, on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 2 to 5 p.m. and Monday, June 10, 2019 from 12 to 2 p.m. with the Funeral Service immediately following the visitation on Monday afternoon at 2 p..m. from the Chapel of the funeral home.
Interment in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg.
As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Arthritis Foundation or Gideon Bibles may be left at the funeral home.