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Ruth Wiswell

January 26, 1933 - January 11, 2017
Fruitport, MI

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Visitations


Sunday, January 15, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ
9 N 8th Ave
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 865-3551
Map

Monday, January 16, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ
9 South 8th Street
Fruitport, MI 49415

Services


Monday, January 16, 2017
11:00 AM EST
Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ
9 South 8th Ave
Fruitport, MI 49415
(231) 650-3551
Map

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.

Fruitport Congregational UCC Memorial Fund
9 South 8th Street
Fruitport, MI 49415

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Mrs. Ruth J. Wiswell, age 83, passed away at her home Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She was born in Shelby, Michigan on January 26, 1933 to Gerald & Shirley (Ego) Cleveland and married Garth Wiswell on February 3, 1951. Mrs. Wiswell had been active in her community. She was the Fruitport Village Treasurer for a time, worked on elections for many years and helped her husband in establishing and operating the Wiswell Funeral Home in Fruitport. Ruth was a talented artist, active golfer, card player, and had many friends and a large social circle. She was a member of Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ, sang in the choir and was active in the Women's Fellowship group. She will be greatly missed.

SURVIVORS

Daughters, Dr. Denise Wiswell of Fruitport, Christine Wiswell of Fruitport; son, Scott Wiswell of Fruitport; brothers, Walter (Judy) Cleveland of Escondido CA, Paul (Retta) Cleveland of Sarasota FL; numerous nephews and a niece; sisters-in-law, Wilma Loughmiller of Shelby and Dorothy Wiswell of Shelby. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Garth in April; her parents; a niece, and a sister-in-law.

SERVICE

Monday, January 16, 2017, 11:00 am at Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ with Rev. Kenneth Babcock officiating. Interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.

VISITATION

Sunday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Monday, one hour prior to the service at Fruitport Congregational United Church of Christ. MEMORIAL: Fruitport Congregational UCC Memorial Fund.

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