Name:    Ruth Yvonne (Markwood) Cowell

From:  The Toledo Blade, Toledo, Ohio
Date:  Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Ruth Y. Cowell, 83, died Sunday, September 13, 2009, at the Ebeid Hospice Residence of Sylvania, OH. Ruth was a life-long residence of Sylvania Township. She enjoyed fishing at Douglas Lake, MI, camping at Sonny's Campground, and listening to Bob Wurst's Band.

She is survived by her sons, Enos P. (Kathryn), Donald R. (Carol), and Michael K. (Kimberly) Cowell; daughter, Rebecca L. (Boyd Purdy) Russell; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and sisters Rena Zeilenski and Pauline Link.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Paul F. Markwood and Viola E. (Straub) Anteau; husband, Enos J. Cowell; sister, Marian Grant, and brothers, Ronald and James Markwood.

Friends may call at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, OH, Wednesday September 16th, from 4 - 9 p.m., where Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Those wishing to give memorials, in lieu of flowers, are asked to consider the Ebeid Hospice Residence or the charity of their choice.