Ruth Anne Aldrich, 73 of Sebring, FL died Monday, May 27th, 2019 at Doctor's Hospital in Sarasota, FL. Mrs. Aldrich was born on September 6, 1945 in Sturgis, MI to the late Clarence W. and Marjorie P. (Grubaugh) Gunthorp. On November 5, 1966 she married Larry T. Aldrich and lived in Howe, IN until moving to Sebring, FL in October 2018. Larry survives. Ruth Anne was a homemaker and also worked as a nurse at Miller's Merry Manor and later provided healthcare and assistance to patients in their homes. She was a member of the Lima Presbyterian Church in Howe, IN, Spring Lake Presbyterian Church in Sebring, FL, and had been active in the LaGrange County 4-H as a group leader for many years, and an avid member of the Red Hat's Society both in Indiana and Florida. Ruth Anne's hobbies were collecting dolls and creating homemade greeting cards, but her greatest joy was being a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother while spending time with her family. Also surviving are her two sons and daughters-in-law, Todd T. and Christine D. Aldrich of Kendallville, IN and David W. and Romona K. Aldrich of Hamilton, IN; five grandchildren, Dawn Bittner, Chelsea Ewell, Megan Poyser, Storm Aldrich, and Jersey Ramos; two great-grandsons, Lucas and Jackson. Along with both parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Charles R. Gunthorp and Robert L. Gunthorp; and a daughter, Cynthia Aldrich. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, June 8th at 10:00 am at Carney-Frost Funeral Home, 603 S. Detroit St. LaGrange, IN 46761. Rev. David Hughes will officiate the services. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Howe, IN. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 7 from 2-4 and 6-8 at Carney-Frost Funeral Home. Memorials may be made in Ruth Anne's name to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice. On- line condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneralhome.com. Carney-Frost Funeral Home, LaGrange, IN is handling the arrangements.
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