On February 13, 2003, RUTH P. STUERKEN, 85. Prceded in death by husband, Ernest A. in 1997. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Martha and E. Terry Cooper of Forest Hill, MD., and Elaine and Daniel L. Steidl of Hudson, grandchildren, Scott (Alicia) Cooper, Gregory, Lauren, Jeffrey, and Jennifer Steidl, and brother, Richard (Joyce) Purcell of Newtown Square, PA. Services will be held 11:00 A.M. MONDAY at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2141 Fifth St., Cuyahoga Falls with Pastor Larry Leuthaeuser officiating. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Baltimore, MD. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Hospice of VNS, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron, OH 44333 or Younglife, 1805 W. 2nd St., Montgomery, AL. 36106 (Granddaughters full time ministry). (Billow FALLS Chapel, 330-867-4141).