Miss Ruth H. VanWagoner formerly of the Millington and Wayne - Westland MI area’s passed away early Wednesday morning Dec.-11-2013 at the Welcome Home Assisted Living Home in Owosso Michigan, Ruth was 95.
Born in Millington Michigan on the family homestead on October 25, 1918 Ruth was the daughter of the late Ceary & Laura (Walker) VanWagoner. Ruth was the last of 9 children in her family, all of her brothers and sisters precede her in death. Ruth dedicated her life to education and held a Master’s Degree in education, and retired in 1986 from the Wayne – Westland Public Schools after 47 years of teaching. She was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church of Wayne & Westland MI. She also served many years on the Board of Directors of the Wayne & Westland Community Credit Union.
Ruth leaves many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces, and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Hanlin Funeral Home on Saturday December 14, 2013 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at which time the funeral will begin at 1:00 pm. Pastor Greg Capsel A private burial will follow at the Millington Twp. Cemetery. Ruth will also lie in state at the First United Methodist Church 3 Town Square St. Wayne MI48184 on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.
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