Ruth M. Calkins, 72, of Auburn, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 30, 2017 at home with her family by her side. She was the daughter of the late Melvin and Nellie Sherman Allen.
Ruth worked for Crosible Filtration Inc. for more than 20 years as a factory worker on the assembly line. Ruth was a strong, loving woman who fought 20 years with cancer. She cherished every moment she spent with her grand and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by her sisters, Jean Whitter, and Linda Chase, and brother, Robert Allen.
Shakelton Funeral Home, Auburn is in charge of the arrangements.