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Ruth H Ulrich

Feb 9, 2021

Ruth H. Ulrich, age 99, of Lehigh Acres, FL, passed away on February 4, 2021 at Hope Hospice in Lehigh Acres, FL. She was born June 28, 1921 in Forest, Ohio. She is the daughter of Martin W. and Mabel Drew Forney. She graduated from Forest High School. On June 20, 1941 She married Harold O. Ulrich, who passed away November 9, 2001. In 1972 the family moved to Lehigh Acres, FL.

Ruth was a housewife, loving mother and devoted grandmother; owner and operator of Schott’s Clothing Store in Forest, Ohio; Sales person for Dorothy K Clothing Store in Lehigh Acres, FL. She and Harold started H&R Cabinets, Inc in 1978 and remained as the secretary. She was active in the Lehigh Acres Lioness Club and was a secretary for many years. She was a member of the Lehigh Acres American Legion. She remained active in the Lehigh Acres Christ United Methodist Church.

She was big into quilting and baking cookies for everyone she knew.

Survivors include 2 sons ­ Jeffrey S. Ulrich of Lehigh: Dennis H. Ulrich (Jeannine) of Lehigh: 4 grandchildren ­ Kendra (Josh) Woodruff, Jarryd (Tiffany) Ulrich, Jaramy (Hannah) Ulrich, and Justin Ulrich; 4 great grandchildren ­ Ashlyn Ulrich, Magnolia Ulrich, Ivy Ulrich, Kaylee Ulrich.

She was preceded in death by a great grandson ­ Keyonte Snow; a brother ­ Wayne Forney; 3 sisters ­ Jane Koehler, Norma Miller and Virginia C. Miller.

A memorial service will be held at the Christ United Methodist Church, Lehigh Acres, FL on Friday, February 19th at 1:00 PM. A short gathering will follow with desserts.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice of Lehigh Acres, FL.