Dimitroff, age 94 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2020
at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on
September 11, 1925, in Glomawr, KY, to Ernest and Leona (Poulston) Wood,
both of whom preceded her in death.
On January 18,
1953, in East Chicago, she married the love of her life, Jim Dimitroff. They
were married for 47 wonderful years.
She is survived by
her son, David (Cathy) Dimitroff, her daughter, Elyse (Marlin) Roseberry,
her son, Jim (Barb) Dimitroff, and her daughter, Jennifer Dimitroff; her
grandchildren: David Dimitroff, Jr., Brian Dimitroff, Kristyn (Jose) Avalos,
Sean (Sara) Dimitroff, Kelly Dimitroff, Justin (Mary) Roseberry, and
Jennifer Megan Roseberry; her great-grandchildren, Mia and Ella Dimitroff;
and by her numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruth was also
preceded in death by her sisters, Elease Komara and Audrey Goldasich, and
her brother, George Wood.
The family would
like to acknowledge the love and support of family friend, Sue Grossbauer.
Ruth was a member
of Augsburg Lutheran Church, where she participated in the bell choir for
nearly 20 years. She loved to garden and grew some amazing roses and
veggies. She liked birds and loved to sing and read, particularly about the
mysteries of our universe. She was employed at Thomas and Hageman Libraries
during the 1970ís. Ruth was devoted to her family above all else. She was
always supportive with her unconditional love for her family. Her strong
faith helped her to endure many hardships and to accept her final journey
A Graveside Service
will be held on Monday, July 6, 2020, at 10 a.m., at Chesterton Cemetery
with Pastor Erik Bernth officiating. Please meet directly at the cemetery at
10 a.m. For the protection of the family and the community, masks are highly
recommended at the Graveside Service.
in honor of Ruth may be given to Augsburg Lutheran Church, 100 N Mineral
Springs Rd., Porter, IN 46304.
arrangements are entrusted to the White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
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