Ruth Voland Jacobs of Northville, Mich., formerly of Belleville, Ill., passed from this life on May 23, 2016.
Ruth volunteered and operated the Gift Shop at the Plymouth Historical Museum for 25 years. She was a member of the Michigan Questers, an organization that studied and preserved antiques.
Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Arthur Charles Jacobs, formerly of Belleville.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Anna Voland of Belleville, Ill.; and a brother, Kenneth Voland.
Ruth was the dearest mother of Jean (Herbert Ronald) Norgrove formerly of Belleville, Ill.; and the loving grandmother of Janet Kaye and Michael Brian (Lori), and great-grandmother of Haley, Madeline, Zachary, Logan and Justin. She is also survived by her sister, Bernice Handrich.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
or Capuchins Soup Kitchen.
Services: Services were held in Michigan.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 6, 2016