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Mr. Rex C. Ryan


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Mr. Rex C. Ryan Obituary
Rex C. Ryan, age 93, formerly of Osseo, passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at Drews Village Green in Hillsdale. Rex was born April 9, 1923 in Allen, Michigan to Stephen & Edith (Frahm) Ryan. He was married July 15, 1945 to Edith Foulk and she preceded him in death Dec. 16, 2008.

Rex was a retired farmer and a resident of the Hillsdale area all his life. He was a graduate of Hillsdale High School, class of 1940. Rex and Edith had spent several winters in Lakeland, Florida. He was a professional horseshoe pitcher and was inducted into the Michigan Horseshoe Pitchers Hall of Fame in 2007. He was also an avid Detroit Tigers fan.

Rex is survived by his daughter, Susan (Jerald) Belding of Jonesville; grandchildren, Angela Schneider, Scott Belding, Sara VanCamp and Katie Forshee; and great-grandchildren, Jordan Schneider, Damon & Delaney Belding and Lilly & Emma Forshee.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Edith, a daughter, Patricia VanCamp and a sister Kate VanDuesen

Funeral services for Rex Ryan will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastor Alan Fenstermaker officiating. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Reading. The family will receive friends for visitation from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, and they request that guests wear Detroit Tigers or any baseball apparel to the visitation.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the or Hillsdale County Fair. To view this obituary and send condolences, please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News from Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, 2016
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