Ruth E. Thogerson, 64, of Shipshewana, died at 6:50 pm on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital. She was born on November 18, 1956 in Scott City, KS, to Roy and Berdeen (Caster) Lawrence. On June 22, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada she married Jack E. Thogerson, he survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are two sons, Jason Girten of Elkhart, Steve Jones of Goshen; daughter, Michelle Miller of Constantine; stepson, Dagan Thogerson of Portland, OR; stepdaughter, Heidi Thogerson of Buchanan, MI; 13 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; her mother of Fredonia, KS; two brothers, Charles Leitner of LaJunta, CO, Robert Gilbert of Brooksville, FL; two sisters, Penny Lawrence Flournoy of Atlanta, GA and Eva Lawrence of Wichita, KS. She was preceded in death by her father; brother, Larry Lawrence; sister, Betty Gilbert. Ruth was a letter carrier working in the Elkhart, IN Post Office most of her life. She was also a US Navy veteran. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 3:00 pm on Monday October 11, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury.
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