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Francis J Ruud

January 6, 1929 - February 22, 2018
Muskegon, MI

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Visitation

Sunday, February 25, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Muskegon Location
1469 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 722-3721
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Visitation

Monday, February 26, 2018
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM EST
St. Francis deSales Catholic Church
2929 McCracken Avenue
Norton Shores, MI 49441
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Service

Monday, February 26, 2018
1:00 PM EST
St. Francis deSales Catholic Church
2929 McCracken Avenue
Norton Shores, MI 49441
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Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

St. Francis deSales Catholic Church Building Fund
2929 McCracken Avenue
Norton Shores, MI 49441

Hospice of Michigan
989 Spaulding SE
Ada, MI 49301
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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


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Mr. Francis Junior Ruud, age 89, passed away Thursday, February 22, 2018. He was born in Muskegon Heights, Michigan on January 6, 1929 to Hans & Georgiana (Renault) Ruud and married the former Emily Chochola on June 10, 1950. Mr. Ruud had been employed as a machinist for Teledyne Continental Motors for over 30 years until retiring in 1988. Francis was a member of St. Francis deSales Catholic Church and the Vikings. He was a people person and enjoyed eating out and building model cars.

SURVIVORS

Wife of 67 years, Emily; sons, Douglas (Jeff Comstock) Ruud of Grand Rapids, John (Kurt Moore) Ruud of Grand Rapids, Joseph Ruud of Grand Haven, Michael (Janet) Ruud of IN; daughter, Sue (Tim) Addicott of Norton Shores; grandchildren, Brandi, Kirstin, Erika, Tracy, Todd, Nathan, Taylor & Morgan; many great and several great great grandchildren; brother, Fredrick "Pat" (Theresa) Ruud of Fruitport. He was preceded in death by 7 brothers and 4 sisters.

SERVICE

Monday, February 26, 2018, 1:00 pm at St. Francis deSales Catholic Church with Fr. Charles Hall officiating. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.

VISITATION

Sunday, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Scripture Service at 7:30 pm at Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon and Monday, 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm at the church. MEMORIAL: St. Francis deSales Catholic Church Building Fund or Hospice of Michigan.

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