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Fred William Ruess
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1900
Bloomingdale
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1972
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

Ruess, Mr. Fred W.
423 Greenwich Place

Passed away Wednesday morning June 7, 1972, Mr. Ruess was born July 7, 1900, in Bloomingdale, son of William and Ida Ruess and had been a life long resident of this area. Before his retirement in 1964 he was employed 32 years by the Kalamazoo Fire Department. Member of St. Luke Episcopal Church and International Fire Fighters Local 394 and had served as secretary and treasurer. His wife, Grace M. passed away in 1964. He is survived by 5 sons and 5 daughters; Mrs. Rex (Helen E)Steinman, Earl R, both of Kalamazoo; Edward N, Three Rivers; John H of Santee, CA; Mrs. Carol V. Vanderslik of Kalamazoo; Mrs. Kenneth (Jean A.) Leitch of Marshall; Fred D. of Watervliet, Mrs. Cecil (Margaret P.) Ramos of Kalamazoo; 26 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. William (Grace) Myers of Wayland; several neices and nephews. Was preded in death by a sister, Miss Lucy Ruess. Memorial Services will be held Friday at 3 o'clock at the Langeland Chapel, 622 S. Burdick. Rev. Gary E. Callahan officiating. Interment, Mt. EverRest Cememtary.

Marriage: November 3, 1917

Children: Earl Richard Ruess Fort Custer National Cemetery
FAG: 65898098
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Fred Ruess (1871 - 1949)
  Ida Margaret Clark Ruess (1874 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Maxine Cook Ruess (1897 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  Warren Ruess (1917 - 1917)*
  Helen Steinman (1919 - 2003)*
  William Fred Ruess (1920 - 2006)*
  Kathryn Loanna Ruess Bos (1922 - 2010)*
  Earl Richard Ruess (1924 - 1956)*
  Earl Richard Ruess (1924 - 1955)*
  Earl Richard Ruess (1924 - 2003)*
  Edward Norman Ruess (1926 - 2014)*
  John Hubert Ruess (1927 - 2010)*
  Jean Alyce Ruess Leitch (1932 - 2002)*
  Fred Douglas Ruess (1934 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Margaret Ruess (1895 - 1946)*
  Fred William Ruess (1900 - 1972)
  Grace Florence Ruess Myers (1907 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park South
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Christine Price
Originally Created by: Amy Dunn Hohler
Record added: Aug 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74323090
Fred William Ruess
Added by: Amy Dunn Hohler
 
Fred William Ruess
Added by: Christine Price
 
Fred William Ruess
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Love and miss you Grandpa
- Christy
 Added: Feb. 6, 2013
 
 
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