Ruth E. Anderson

Age 101, of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away July 16, 2014. She was born May 25, 1913, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Herbert and Hattie Schoepke.

Ruth worked for the Accident Fund and the Auditor General’s Office for 38 years. She retired in 1975. She and her husband Harold had a cottage on Holy Island in Charlevoix. She loved to spend a lot of time there. She was a member of Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Lansing Country Club, City Club, and Walnut Hills Country Club. She was a longtime MSU football season ticket holder and was good friends of Duffy Daugherty and Biggie Munn.

She is survived by her 7 nieces and nephews, Dick Woodruff, Bob Woodruff, Deb Patterson, Patricia Bowen, Paula Dane, Pam Drake and Herb Schoepke. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 38 years, Harold Anderson, in 1977; her brother, Herbert R. Schoepke; and her sister, June Woodruff.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will take place in Brookside Cemetery in Charlevoix, MI. The family will receive friends beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Angels Foundation, 401 Center Ave., Suite 150, Bay City, MI  48708.

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Michael and Paula Dane
July 18, 2014 at 7:14 am

Aunt Ruth,
May you rest in peace, you will always be in my heart.


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