April 24, 1963-
Sept. 27, 2012
Janet A. (Plikerd) Ruen, 49, of Venedocia, died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born April 24, 1963, in Lima to Wesley and Dorothea (Pugh) Plikerd. Her mother survives in Spencerville.
On Sept. 24, 1983, she married Douglas Ruen, who survives in Venedocia.
Other survivors include two daughters, Rachel (Bryan) Sipe of Mendon and Laura (Josh) Lyle of Spencerville; two granddaughters, Payten Grace Lyle and Jaymee Leigh Lyle.
She was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Julie Ann and Mark Stechschulte.
Mrs. Ruen was a graduate of Spencerville High School where she enjoyed participating in school musicals. She then earned her degree in business administration at Northwestern Business College in Lima. She was a member and had been Worthy Matron of the Spencerville Chapter 130, Order of Eastern Star. She had formerly acted at the Van Wert Theater and enjoyed scrapbooking.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, the Rev. Jan Johnson officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Venedocia Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to the Van Wert Humane Society.
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