Ruth Arlinghaus

November 4, 1922 - March 9, 2019

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Ruth Arlinghaus, 96, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at her residence in Edgewood, KY. She was a member of St. Pius X Church, an avid supporter of Holy Cross High School, she loved to travel and play cards. Ruth was a caregiver to many and she had a very strong religious faith. She was preceded in death by her husband: Norman Joseph Arlinghaus and siblings: Mary Alice Forthman, Bob Luebbe, Florine Stephany and Tom Luebbe. Ruth is survived by her 14 children: Michael (Diane) Arlinghaus, Kate Chitkara, Barbara (Jim) Ellison, Joe (Toody) Arlinghaus, Ted (Janet) Arlinghaus, Anne (Butch) Gripshover, David Arlinghaus, Mary (Bob) Broughton, Daniel "Boone" (Jill) Arlinghaus, Gina (Bill) Gripshover, Ruthann (Don) Barth, Patrick (Marlene) Arlinghaus, Lori (Mark) Weber and Krista (Philip) Kahmann; brother: Leo "Sonny" Luebbe; 75 grandchildren and 125 plus great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at St. Pius X Church, 348 Dudley Road, Edgewood, KY 41017, from 5:00 PM until Mass of Christian Burial at 7:00 PM on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Interment: Mother of God Cemetery in Fort Wright, KY on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Memorials are suggested to the Norman and Ruth Arlinghaus Scholarship Fund, C/O Holy Cross High School, 3617 Church Street, Latonia, KY 41015, or the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at


Rich Steffen - Apr 8, 2019
After talking to Dave today I would really like to express my condolences to all the arlinghaus family on a death of your mother. She was lucky to have such a great bunch of kids, grandkids, great grandkids and great great grandkids. I know that you will all stay strong for each other and support each other.
Leah Bernard - Mar 12, 2019
Such a beautiful, amazing lady, with a precious family.
Gigi and Neil Holsing - Mar 12, 2019
Our heartfelt sadness and many prayers are being said for every one of the family members. We treasure her granddaughter Gina Stanley and wish all Godspeed through the journey of grief. Much much love ?
Michael Dunker - Mar 11, 2019
My deepest condolences to all of the Arlinghaus family and Many Prayers of comfort.

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