Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 6, 2012 11:11 am EST


LEXINGTON — Steve Ruge, 48, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012 in Hospice of North Central Ohio.

He was born Sept. 2, 1963, in Geneva, Ill., to Homer and Alva (Harms) Ruge. Steve graduated from Lexington High School. Steve was a member of Southside Christian Church.

He is survived by his children, Tina, Tyler, and Tanner Ruge; father, Homer Ruge; sister, Lora (Sam) Norris; brother, Jon (Patti) Ruge; previous spouse, Cindy Ruge; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Alva Ruge.

Visiting hours are Friday, March 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. A graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m in Lexington Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions to the Steve Ruge Memorial Fund, to benefit his children’s education, be made at the funeral home.

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