Age 73, passed away January 18, 2020. She was born June 24, 1946, in Lansing. Ruth worked at Sholty’s Bar for 40 years, with the last ten years as owner. She was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight “Skip” Sholty; her mother, Martha (Shorty) Stark; and sister, Flossie Decker; and brother, Ronald Ernest Ebright. Surviving are: son, Scott McPherson; daughter, Marcella Scott; stepson, Craig (Robin) Sholty; grandchildren, Dana (Justin) McPherson, Brianna (Zach) Hoffman, Laurence Miller, Brian Scott, Robert Scott, and Makayla Scott as well as numerous great-grandchildren; her sister, Sharon Kay (Nick) Satterelli; and her best friend, Darlene Mikowski.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2020, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with interment to follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, and one hour prior to the funeral on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Capital Area Humane Society.