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“Dear Jean and Family, Our family is thinking of you and remembering happier times with Dick. Much love, Cindy Mosher ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Cindy Mosher - Grand Ledge, MI

“I can't think of a time that I did not see a smile on his face. He was so happy all the time. I am going to miss him very much. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Joseph Hicks - Lansing, MI

“Dear Jean and Family, Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Joyce Sigourney and Gloria & Tom Sims ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Gloria - Lansin, MI - Friends

“Jean and Family, So sorry to hear the loss of Dick, our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Bryan and Helen ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Bryan & Helen Farr - Lansing, MI


RUTHRUFF- Mr. Richard G. Ruthruff aged 82 of Muskegon, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012. He was preceded in death by his great grandsons, Marcus and Evan; three sisters and his parents, Forrest and Beatrice.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Jean; children, Terry (Judy) Ruthruff, Debbie (Rick) Cornell, Gale (Frederick) Schmitz, Dawn Ruthruff; grandchildren, Jodi (Terry) Johnson, Terri Ann Ruthruff, Shannon Ruthruff, Keith (Casey) Cornell, Kevin (Diana) Cornell, Theresa Schmitz, Frederick Jr. Schmitz, Amber (J.R. Pearce) Schmitz, Brandy and James Ruthruff; great grandchildren, Kristina, Kaleb, Kaylee, Olivia, Aidan, Jacob, Jarrod, Justin, Shane, Austin, Nathaniel, Zander, Kal-el, Kyra, Sasha, Sirra , Mercades and one on the way; brother, Ronald (Marge) Ruthruff; sister, Janet Myers, Kathy (Glenn) Dyer; several nieces and nephews.

Richard retired from the Piston Department at General Motors Lansing Plant after  30 years.   

Funeral Services
Will be announced at a later date