Ruth Louise (Lohr) Chaffee |

Ruth Louise (Lohr) Chaffee

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Ruth Louise (Lohr) Chaffee passed peacefully away on April 13, 2010 with her family by her side.Ruth was born in Meyersdale, Pa. on May 26, 1926 and was the daughter of Sarah & Ellis Lohr.Ruth was a 1943 graduate from Harvey High School in Painesville, Ohio. She married Marshall Chaffee on Sept. 16, 1949. They lived in Painesville, Ohio until 1981 when they moved to Silt.When living in Painesville, Ruth worked at the Diamond Alkalai Company, and Convenient Food Mart. In Colorado she volunteered at the Rifle Information Center, the Rifle Creek Museum and the Rifle Senior Center and was past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star in Ohio and Colorado. Ruth & Marshall did a lot of traveling across the United States & Hawaii.She will be greatly missed by her husband Marshall, daughters Connie (Kevin) Perkins of Painesville, Ohio, Marsha (Michael) McCormick, and son Michael Chaffee of Rifle, Colorado, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and brother Paul (Lois) Lohr of Painesville, Ohio.At Ruth’s request there will be no services. Ruth will be buried in St. Paul Pennsylvania.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.