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Ruth Andrea Boley


1945 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Ruth Andrea Boley Obituary

DALLAS - Ruth Andrea Boley of Dallas, Texas passed away February 18, 2016, at the Methodist Richardson Medical Center in Richardson, Texas.

Ruth was born December 31, 1945, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Kenneth L. and Bernice (Myerholtz) Boley, her family moved to Addison, Michigan when she was just a baby.

Ruth was a graduate of Addison High School, class of 1964. She played basketball and was a member of the marching band. Ruth graduated from the University of Michigan in 1968. She was most proud of her "M Club" affiliation, as she played on the University's first women's basketball team.

In 1968, Ruth was employed by Dunn & Bradstreet in Toledo, Ohio. Ruth relocated with the company to Lima, Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio, Rochester, New York, Boston, Massachusetts, Hartford, Connecticut and San Francisco, California. Ruth became a Regional Vice President with the company.

In 1987, Ruth retired and made Dallas her home. She most enjoyed travelling to Michigan in the springtime and holidays, visiting her mother and family. Ruth was a member of Addison Congregational Church.

Ruth is survived by her brothers; Richard (Judy) Boley of Scottsdale, AZ, Roger Boley of Tecumseh, MI and a sister; Beth Decker of Addison, MI. Ruth is also survived by 12 nephews and nieces; Ken Boley, Steve Boley, Steve Behnke, Stacey Wagner, Stephanie Jedele, Brett Boley, Tyler Boley, John Decker, Marcia Rubley, Lisa Bellfy, Jane Branch, James Decker, II and also her best friend, her dog Tess.

Ruth's family is most appreciative of her wonderful friends in Dallas who were with Ruth in her final hours.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service for Ruth will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Addison Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 392, Addison, MI 49220.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral home in Addison.

Send condolences to the family at: www.brownvanhemert.com
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Feb. 26, 2016
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