Married to William Henry Bowman, 14 July 1940, Mercer County, Ohio; marriage ended with his death in 1964
Married to Alfred Donovan Ditton, 10 October 1989, Las Vegas, Nevada. Marriage ended in divorce
Died 21 July 1994, Riverside, California. Buried in Hemet with first husband. Her name does not appear on headstone, however.
This 'n that
1946 City Directory, Celina, Ohio:
Bowman, William H (Ruth M) 2 children (Bowman's Dry Cleaning & Fur Storage) home address 635 N. Sugar, telephone number 1259W
Bowman's Dry Cleaning & Fur Storage (Wm H. Bowman) 312 N. Walnut, phone 1591W
(in 2004 this location was now a park)
1978 thru 1987
Ruth H. Ditton lived at 6154 Mission Blvd, Rubidoux, California. One entry shows space 54, the other space 45.
Obituary probabably from a Riverside, California Newspaper since that is where she lived.
Riverside: Ruth Ditton
Graveside services for Ruth Marjory Ditton, 73, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at San Jacinto Valley Cemetery. She died Thursday of pneumonia at Riverside Community Hospital.
Cremation Society of Riverside County is handling the arrangements.
Mrs. Ditton, who was born in Ohio, lived in Riverside 38 years. She previously lived in Hemet for three years and then in Washington for a year before moving back to Riverside. She was a homemaker.
She enjoyed cats and reading. She had worked as a librarian in Rubidoux. Mrs. Ditton is survived by two sons, Greg Bowman of Rialto and Jeffery Bowman of Riverside; a daughter, Cindy Rogers of Rogers, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Ex-mother-in-law of compiler. Most information from personal knowledge.
Birthdate in Family Bible, once in possession of compiler, now in possession of Family member.