Ruby A. Hodell

Ruby A. Hodell
Ruby A. Hodell of Otsego passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at her home. Mrs. Hodell was born May 28, 1909, in Frankenmuth, MI, the daughter of Sigmond and Rose (Veit) Rupprecht. Ruby was a 1927 graduate of SaginawHigh School and a 1932 graduate of Saginaw GeneralHospitalNursingSchool. For many years she had been employed as a registered nurse at Pipp Community Hospice in Plainwell. Ruby was baptized at St. Lawrence Church in Frankenmuth, confirmed at the Saginaw Trinity LutheranChurch and was a member of Peace Ev. Lutheran Church and the Ladies Guild in Otsego. On February 22, 1941 in Detroit, she married Wayne Hodell, who preceded her in death in 1973. Surviving are her nieces and nephews, Donald (Sandra) Rupprecht, Shirley (Gordon) Kraning, Jean Case, Howard Rupprecht, Robert Houghtaling, Hannalore Rupprecht, Kent Rupprecht, Martha (Andy) Haller and Walter (Joanne) Rupprecht Jr.; her husband’s nieces and nephews, Gail (Gary) Brophy, Joann Jannitt, Dorothy Brooks, Forrest Hodell Jr. and Betty Cumberword; a sister-in-law, Lucile Hodell. Preceding her in death were her husband; 2 brothers, Walter and Emil Rupprecht and twin sisters, Martha Bruder and Emma Houghtaling. Friends may meet with the family beginning 10:30 A.M. Monday at the Peace Ev. LutheranChurch, Otsego, until the time of the service at 12:00 Noon, Pastor Jason Thiel officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Contributions in memory of Ruby may be made to Peace Ev. Lutheran Church, the Ladies Guild or Wings of Hope Hospice.
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