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January 19, 2023

Ruth June Ingard (née Kalbfleisch) of Kincardine, died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Kris Ingard (1989). Loving mother of Eric Ingard (Desna) and David Ingard. Missed by her granddaughter, Kirsten Charette (Rob); grandson, Kris Ingard (Sarah); great-grandson, Dominique Charette, and great-granddaughter, Desireé Charette. Fondly remembered by her sister, Joyce Heck (Carl); and her nieces and nephews. Ruth was born in Kitchener, July 5, 1927, daughter of the late Gordon and Lenora (née Schneider) Kalbfleisch. While working at Ontario Hydro, she met her husband, Kris. Her early married life involved making a home on various hydro-electric projects in northwestern Ontario before settling back to southern Ontario in Ajax and Kincardine. Ruth enjoyed volunteering her time with the United Church Women (UCW), and Meals on Wheels, and was treasurer of the local Canadian Cancer Society. She carried her spirituality wherever she went. She was a life-long member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Kitchener and was active in the United Church in Kincardine. Visitation will take place at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, from Noon to 1 p.m., followed by the funeral at 1:30 p.m., with Rev. Gord Dunbar officiating. A coffee hour in Ruth’s honour is being planned for March at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Kitchener. Final resting place, Woodland Cemetery, Kitchener. Memorial donations to the Kincardine United Church or the Church of the Good Shepherd, Kitchener, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.