Ruth Ann Burkhart, 83, of Monroe, Indiana, entered into eternity to meet her Savior from her residence on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Ruth Ann was born on February 22, 1938, to the late Harry and Nina (Miller) Ross. On August 6, 1954, Ruth Ann married Robert W. Burkhart; he preceded her in death on October 8, 2016.
Ruth Ann was a member of Mount Zion United Brethren Church in Bobo and over the past few years she became a member of the Jimmy Swygart Media Church.
She worked alongside her husband on their dairy farm for many years. She was a wonderful Christian example to family and friends. She taught Sunday School for many years, enjoyed cooking and cleaning as well as outdoor chores. She made the most delicious beef dishes, coleslaw and cinnamon rolls. She worked her whole adult life with physical challenges and is now running on the streets of gold with her Savior and loved ones that have gone on before her.
Ruth Ann is survived by her son, William H. (Julie) Burkhart of Willshire, OH, two daughters, Susan P. (James) Connelley of Decatur, IN and Pamela L. (Phillip) Schaefer of Decatur, IN; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services to honor her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 24, 2021, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Shook and Pastor Ernie Suman officiating. Burial will follow at Ray Cemetery in Monroe, Indiana.
Family will receive friends from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Preferred memorials can be given to Ronald McDonald House or Laurel Missions.
Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
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