Ruth M. Draper - Putnam Sentinel
Ruth M. Draper

PANDORA — Ruth M. Draper, 86, of Pandora, died 5:12 p.m. January 11, 2020, at her residence. She was born April 5, 1933, in Findlay to the late William and Wilma (Naus) Beltz. On March 26, 1971, she married Richard L. Draper, he preceded her in death on August 13, 2019.

Ruth is survived by her children: Dwight "Rusty" (Mercy) Kenyon of Corpus Christi, TX., Jackie Kenyon of Roscoe, IL., Charlie (Anne) Bellinger of Rock Hill, SC., and Mark (Denise) Draper of Pandora; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law: Lois Beltz of Findlay; and her beloved cat: Mouse.

She is preceded in death by a sister: June Maxwell; and a brother: Billy Beltz.

Ruth retired as a cook from Oler's in Findlay, she had also worked at The Family Restaurant in Findlay. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; they always brought a smile to her face. Throughout the years, Ruth worked with so many wonderful people and she enjoyed their friendship greatly.

Visitation for both Ruth and Richard will be 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Main Street, Ottawa. Memorial donations may be made to Putnam County Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at