Ruth E. Casey

Ruth E. Casey
Ruth E. Casey of Plainwell, Michigan, went to be with her Lord Sunday, January 10, 2010. Ruth was born December 5, 1926, in Otsego to James and Mildred (Rowe) Casey and was a lifelong resident of the area. In 1944 she graduated from OtsegoHigh School as Valedictorian. She graduated from Butterworth Hospital Nursing School and joined the United States Air Force serving eight years as a nurse in England, France and stateside. She was also employed as a hospital  registered nurse. Ruth was a member of the United Methodist Church of Otsego. She enjoyed reading, traveling around the world, walking the beach and was very inquisitive. Surviving are a brother and two sisters, Stanley Casey of Otsego, Barbara Thompson of Kalamazoo and Sharon Doelker of Otsego; one aunt, Wanda Kling of Otsego; several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents; her step-father, John Doelker; a brother, William Gordon Casey; and a niece, Cindy Thompson. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will greet friends from 10 to 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, Pastor Joe Shaler officiating. Burial of ashes will be at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to the United Methodist Church of Otsego or Wings of Hope Hospice.
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