Mrs. Ruth Marie Duehring Lykowski was born February 6, 1925 in Chicago, Il, the daughter of the late Walter and Emma Werful Duehring. Ruth was the wife of the late Richard F. Lykowski. She was a homemaker who was an avid gardener and loved all animals. Ruth passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at NHC Cool Springs in Franklin, TN. Survivors include her two daughters, Linda George Kauss of Rockport, MA, and Louise Tom Morris of Brentwood; grandchildren, Lynn Darren Davis and their daughter, Aubrey of Spring Hill, Ryan Morris of Boulder, CO and Dyan Morris of Brentwood. Ruth’s family asks that memorial donations be made to Happy Tails, 230 Franklin Road, #1303, Franklin, TN 37064.