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Ruth Ann Burch, 56, of Meranda Road, Anna, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, while on a pilgrimage trip to Mejugorje, Croatia.
She was born on Nov. 3, 1955, in Sidney, to Cletus and Mary Ruth (Homan) Hoying, and they survive in McCartyville.
On Oct. 5, 1984, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in McCartyville, she married Gale Burch, and he survives in McCartyville.
She is also survived by her children, Andrew and Rebecca, both at home; three siblings; her father-in-law; four brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in McCartyville, with the Rev. John Tonkin officiating. Burial will be Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Sacred Heart Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelby County Right to Life.
Condolences may be made at Hogenkampfh.com. Hogenkamp Funeral Home Minster is in charge of the arrangements.