Ruth L. Keister, 79 of Columbiana passed away on November 25, 2021. Ruth was born on March 1, 1942 in East Liverpool, Ohio, the daughter of the late Martin and Dorothy (Sullivan) Dyer.
Ruth married the love of her life Robert Keister on November 7, 1958. They moved to Columbiana in 1968. They owned and operated Keister Auto Sales in Columbiana from 1975-2016. She worked at Parkside Health Care for over 20 years.
Ruth deeply loved her family. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She never met a stranger and had a smile that would light up a room. She always had a positive outlook on life and brightened each day. She had a quick wit that always made people laugh. She loved staying home and spending time with her family and going out for her weekly shopping trips.
Ruth will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her daughter Kimberly (Richard) Semperger of Columbiana, her son Robert (Jenifer) Keister of Columbiana; 3 granddaughters Melanie Weimer of Salem, Jennifer (John) Calko of Canfield, Amelia Mills of Columbiana; her beloved dog Zoey; brother in law Ray (Joyce) Keister of Leetonia, sister in law Joyce Boggess of Arizona; Uncle Bob Sullivan of Wellsville, Aunt Mary (Sweet) Mays of East Liverpool, Aunt Jeane Traina of Wellsville; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and two life long friends Robin Gallagher of East Liverpool and Ada Mae Perkins of Columbiana.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Robert L. Keister, her father, mother, sister Mary Allmon and sister Marty Jane Dyer.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday November 30th at 11am at Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home, 154 South Elm Street, Columbiana with Pastor Jan Winnale and Pastor Austin French officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior from 10am - 11am. Masks and social distancing are required.
The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
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