Ruth Emily Wiegman
Ruth Emily Wiegman
  • September 10, 1931 - November 26, 2017
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Ruth left this earth on November 26, 2017, at the age of 86 in her Phoenix, Arizona home. She was born to Russell and Louise Vaughan on September 10, 1931 in Flint, Michigan. Ruth was a beloved mother and grandmother. She was preceded into death by her husband, Howard, with whom she shared 26 wonderful years of marriage. Ruth worked as a school bus driver for many years in Long Grove, IL, before moving to Arizona. Ruth was an animal enthusiast and showed her love of animals as a supporter of the Humane Society. She is survived by her brother William Vaughan of Flushing, MI, and her children: Lawrence (Roxanne) Wiegman of Glendale, AZ, Karen (Gary) Krohn of Walton, KY, Clarence Wiegman of Phoenix, AZ, and Sherrin (Steve) Johnson of Murrieta, CA. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Jenniffer (Craig) Lyness of Greenwood, IN, Stephanie (Gustavo) Ayala of Delaware, OH, Austin Johnson and Taylor Johnson of Murrieta, CA, and great grandchildren Aidan, Henry, Abigail, and Alexander. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley, United Methodist Church, 3039 W. Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85029. The service will be officiated by Pastor Deborah Schauer. Interment will immediately follow in the Shepherd of the Valley, United Methodist Church Memorial Garden.