Ruth M. Russell Ruth M. Russell, 79, passed away January 12, 2013 peacefully with the love of her family by her side. She was born February 6, 1933 in Ionia, MI, daughter of Roy and Gladys (Earing) Lintner. Ruth was a former teacher at Grand Ledge Public Schools and a former School Administrator for Bay City Public Schools. She was very active at Chapel Lane Presbyterian Church in Midland and enjoyed reading and playing the piano. She is survived by her four sons: Richard (Carolyn) of Grand Ledge, Mark of Lowell, David (Terri) of Grand Ledge and Thomas (Amy) of Canandaigua, NY; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; brother Richard (Gloria) Lintner of Marshalltown, IA; brother-in-law Neil (Rusty) Russell of Bloomfield Hills and sister-in-law Eve Russell of Carlton, MI. She was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Edward and brother-in-law Jerry Russell. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. at the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Visitations will be held Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. For those desiring, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Advantage or the Capital Area Humane Society. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice Advantage for their compassionate care. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Lansing State Journal from January 14 to January 20, 2013