Columbiana- Jaclin Joanne Rutecki, 87, of Columbiana, passed away peacefully at 7:06pm, Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Parkside Health Care Center from complications of a recent stroke.Mrs. Rutecki was born September 27, 1930 in Lisbon, a daughter of the late Howard R. and Jessie (Mills) Ford, and had lived in the Lisbon area almost all of her life.A 1948 graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School, she worked as the secretary for the superintendent of the Lisbon School District for over 30 years, retiring in 1985.Joanne was a member of St. Jude's Catholic Church and was a former member and avid golfer at the Salem Golf Club.She is survived and will be dearly missed by her loving husband of 68 years, Felix J. "Butch" Rutecki, whom she married February 4, 1950; daughter, Cynthia Anne Kilgore and her husband, Gary Semics of Lisbon; son, Michael Lee (Debrorah) Rutecki of Lisbon; grandchildren, David (Missy) Rutecki, James "Jamie" Rutecki, Kimberly (Brandon) Roberts, David Kilgore, and Joseph (Julie) Kilgore; great grandchildren; Jordon Rutecki, Austin Rutecki, Cody Moser, Collin Moser, Sophia Roberts, Reece Roberts, and Rilley Roberts; and her niece, Anne Tate.In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Robert and Durwood Ford; sisters, Marjorie Rankin, Claire Stebbins, and Louise Maquino; and her cousin, George Eells.Following her wishes, no calling hours or funeral services will be observed at this time. She will be laid to rest at the Lisbon Cemetery at a later date.Arrangements are in the care of the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.Friends may view Joanne's memorial tribute page and leave condolences for her family at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jaclin Joanne Rutecki please visit our Sympathy Store.
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