Ruthann Fraleigh, 73, Jasper

Fraleigh, RuthannRuthann Fraleigh, 73, of Jasper, died Monday (August 3) at the Timbers of Jasper. She was born in Akron, Ohio, October 27, 1941, to Charles and Ruth (Wise) White.

Ruthann retired as the office manager of Tolar Produce in LaBelle, Florida. She was a volunteer for Memorial Hospital in Jasper, and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, playing cards, jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her grandkids and great grandkids.

She is survived by one daughter, Kimberly Peters and husband Daniel, Huntingburg; five grandchildren, Cassie Bureau-Wiscaver, Huntingburg, John Walbert, Ford City, Pennsylvania, Brent and Levi Fraleigh, Knightdale, North Carolina, and Sarah Peters, Columbus, Ohio; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Charles Fraleigh and Ronald Bruce Fraleigh, and two grandchildren, Eric Bureau and Joshua Peters.

Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Memorial Hospital or to a favorite charity. mOnline condolences may be made at


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