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Ruth S. (Stanfield) Johnson


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Ruth S. (Stanfield) Johnson Obituary
Ruth S. Johnson, 96, of Hillsdale, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. She was born February 17, 1917 in Hillsdale to Thomas and Maude (Plumley) Stanfield. Ruth married Fred C. Johnson on October 6, 1935 in Angola, Indiana and he preceded her in death in 1959.

Ruth graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1934. She was formerly employed at Masters Fashion Shop, the Big Boy restaurant and the Pink Panther in Jonesville. Ruth was a member of the Hillsdale United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star. She was a former girl scout leader and a caretaker to anyone in need.

Survivors include two daughters, Sherryl Wilson of Jonesville and Sheila (Barrie) Rowlson of North Adams; 3 grandchildren, Fred (Regina Hurst) Glowe Jr. of Jonesville, Kristen (Kelly) Gahn of Cement City and Pete (Megan) Rowlson of North Adams; 2 step-grandchildren, LeAnn Wilson of Cement City and Kimberly (Scott) Friess of Somerset; 4 great-grandchildren, Michaela Gahn, Alisha Gahn, Ava Rowlson and Evan Rowlson; 2 step-great-grandchildren, Ashley Friess and Jordyn Friess and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Fred, Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sisters, Helen Pattison and Alice Ringle Rossetti; three brothers, Murray Stanfield, Harold Stanfield and Wendell Stanfield; 2 nephews, Gary Pattison and Thomas Ringle and 2 son-in-laws, Fred Glowe Sr. and Lee Wilson.

Funeral services for Ruth Johnson will be Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 3:00 PM at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Rev. Clyde Wonders officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsdale. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday from 1:00 PM until the service time at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility - Life Enrichment Program. To view this obituary and send condolences, www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Dec. 10, 2013
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