BRADFORD — Ruth Diehl, age 91 of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at her daughter’s home.

Ruth was born in Greenville on April 4, 1929 to the (late) Dale & Hettie (Bower) Oswalt; and a member of the Old Order German Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband of 57 years, Charles E. Diehl; twins, Alvin & Audrey Diehl, two sons, Levern Diehl & Everett Diehl; two great-grandsons; brother, Jude Oswalt; and five sisters, Dorothy Ewing, Edith Flora, May Flora, Annie Grim, & Martha Brumbaugh.

Ruth is survived by her children, Charles & Ang Diehl of Bradford, Marie & Gary Hutchinson of Arcanum, Doris & David Haney of Bradford, Donna & Brian Spurrier of Bradford; daughter-in-law, Melinda Diehl of Bradford; 18 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister, Mary Brumbaugh of Camden, IN; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service 10:00 AM Monday at Darrell Flora’s, 8512 W. St. Rt. 185, Bradford, OH. Visitation 4-8 PM Sunday at Darrell’s. Interment Oakland Cemetery, Bradford. Condolences may be left for the family at

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