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Richard A. Ruelle

Fort Gratiot

Richard A. Ruelle, 87, of Fort Gratiot, died Sunday, February 23, 2014.

He was born November 25, 1926 in Ferndale to the late Edward and Dorothy Ruelle.  He married Rita McEvoy on August 7, 1948 in Ferndale.

Richard served his country in the United States Marines during World War II.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Degree from Wayne State University in September of 1950.  He was self-employed and owned and operated several businesses through the years.  He was an amateur geologist and enjoyed bow hunting, scuba diving and going up north.

He is survived by his wife, Rita; son, Mark (Barbara) Ruelle; daughter, Susan (Floyd) Warren; two grandchildren, Regina and Eric Ruelle; and several nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by a son, Richard; two brothers, Carl and Patrick; and a sister, Lois Pedlow.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in Smith Family Funeral Home-North, 1525 Hancock Street, with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.  Reverend Max Amstutz will officiate.

Published in The Times Herald on Feb. 24, 2014
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