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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruth Metzler 1913 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Ruth Metzler, 94, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence. Inurnment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Mrs. Metzler died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community. She was born Oct. 14, 1913, in Womelsdorf, Pa., the daughter of Charles and Annie Stein Schaeffer. She was a Lawrence resident for 50 years.Mrs. Metzler was a social studies teacher and homemaker. She was a member of PEO Chapter 72, the Tennola Club, University Women and Plymouth Congregational Church.She married Donald Metzler on Oct. 17, 1942, in Washington, D.C. He died July 23, 1982.Survivors include two sons, Charles, Redmond, Wash., and Thomas, Boulder, Colo.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Plymouth Congregational Church, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Metzler.