Ruth S. Kruithoff

Ruth S. Kruithoff

Ruth S. Kruithoff of Otsego, Michigan passed away peacefully Sunday, June 12, 2011 to be with her Lord. Ruth was born December 10, 1929 in Manila, Arkansas to Rollo and Doris Fleeman. Ruth enjoyed cooking for her family and spending time with her grandchildren, she also enjoyed many motorcycle trips and rides with her husband Arnie. On February 14, 1993 in Otsego she married Arnold ‘Arnie’ Kruithoff who survives. Also surviving are her sons, Duane (Shirley) Kalaward of Charlotte and Morrie (Rebecca) Kaleward of Plainwell; stepchildren, Bruce (Joey) Kruithoff of Kalamazoo, Roger (Annie) Kruithoff of Otsego, Tom Kruithoff of Otsego and Barbara (Mike) Duff of Plainwell; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister Billy Schultz of Plainwell and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may meet with her family from 5 to 8 P.M. Wednesday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, with Celebrant Bill Rose officiating. Cremation will follow with burial of ashes at Mt. Home Cemetery in Otsego at a later date.

Memorial Donations in memory of Ruth may be left to Christian Neighbors.

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  1. Agnes Schmitt Vanarsdal says:

    My deepest sympathy to all. Morrie, I did not relize that Ruth was your mother. I have meant her before, through the Kruithoff’s. May God’s grace be with each of you in the days and weeks to come.

    In Christ Love, Agnes

  2. Don & Vickie Zerbe says:

    So sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathy to the family.

  3. Ron & Gail (Foster) Tutewiler says:

    We are so sorry to hear about Ruth. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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