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Ruth Marie Schank

January 4, 1953 November 24, 2013
Ruth Marie Schank
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Obituary for Ruth Marie Schank

Ruth Marie Schank, age 60, of Lapeer, passed away November 24, 2013. Ruth was born in Pontiac, MI on January 4, 1953. She attended Pontiac Northern High School class of 1971. Immediately after graduating she married the love of her life, Fred Schank. Together they moved to Lapeer in 1982. Ruth was a stay at home mother for many years. Her passions included playing bingo, scrap booking, and QVC. She loved her cat Maddie but most of all she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Ruth later took a job working at the Lapeer Meijer. Throughout her 12 years there she did many different jobs but mostly she was known for her work behind the deli counter.

She is survived by Fred, her husband of 42 years; daughters, Treasa Schank Plumb, Tammy Howard and Dena (Adam Riddle) Miller; grandchildren Alyssa, Alana, Jaycee, Madison, Nicholas, Lindsay, Olivia and Breanna; Brother Marty (Betty) Weibel; brother-in-law Rodger Sontos: Also dear to her heart was Ron Howard, Chris Berry and many other loving family members and friends. Ruth joins in heaven her parents, Martin and Ida Weibel; sister Shirley Sontos.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 11 AM from Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors Capstick Chapel. Pastor Todd Smith will be officiating. Burial at Dawn Memorial Cemetery. Friends may visit Tuesday from 2-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to American Cancer Society are greatly appreciated.


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