Passed away on March 11, 2016 at age 77. Ruth was born in Delphos, Ohio in 1938 to the late John and Vava Bear. In 1963 Ruth married Frank Stover of Tiffin, Ohio. The newly married couple moved to Michigan – first to Muskegon, then to St. Johns, and finally to Holt in 1966. Ruth was quite the piano player and played for various Assemblies of God Churches the family attended over the years. Ruth is survived by her husband of 52 years, Frank Stover; sons, Douglas Stover and Randy Stover; daughters, Kimberly Harris and Jennifer Stover; and granddaughters, Sarah Harris and Mariella Stover. Ruth was a sweet and kind and gentle person who loved her family and loved the Lord Jesus Christ.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Holt. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Tuesday, March 15, from 4-8 p.m.