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Ruth Schnell

September 29, 1933 ~ July 31, 2017 (age 83)

Ruth E. Schnell, 83, of Mesa, Arizona, died Monday, July 31, 2017 at the Tang Assisted Living in Tempe, Arizona from Alzheimer’s .   
Ruth was born in Vevay, Indiana, September 29, 1933 to Edward and Leo Haskell Tharp.  She was married for over 20 years and had three children.  She was a kind a generous person.   She was also a loving and supportive mother. 
Survivors include her daughters, Mary (Cecil) Franklin of Mesa, Arizona and Teresa Schnell of Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren, Tania Franklin, Teresa Franklin, Adam Franklin and Darnell Franklin and Benjamin Schnell; 6 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Naomi Beatty.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, John Schnell; brother, Joseph Tharp and sisters, Mary Elizabeth Fowler and Esther Tharp.

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
September 29, 2017

6:00 PM
All Options Funeral Home
1525 W University Dr. #102
Tempe, AZ 85281

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