Ruth M. Kern, 61, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Margaret (Fuelling) Kern. She was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. She graduated from Woodlan High School in 1975 and Indiana University School of Business, Bloomington in 1979. She worked for Marathon Oil in Findlay, Ohio then in Houston, Texas, traveling many times to the Middle East and England. She returned to Fort Wayne in 1994 and began working for Franklin Electric in 1995. She was manager of Internal Audit for all of Franklin Electric World Wide Locations, retiring in 2013. She traveled extensively around the world for work and pleasure. She was an avid IU Basketball fan and always cheered for the Indianapolis Colts.
She is survived by her brother, Lyle (Juanita) Kern of New Haven; many good friends including, Pat Breit of Woodburn, Mary Wells of Indianapolis, and Sue Sipes of Fort Wayne.

Memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 7710 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials are to Hospice Home or St. Peter Lutheran Church Building Fund.

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