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Jean Elnora Lane Rutter

Michigan, USA
Death 27 Jan 2011 (aged 79)
Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Burial Athens, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 92766000 · View Source
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Jean E. Rutter, age 79, of Burr Oak, MI passed away unexpectedly on Thursday afternoon, January 27, 2011 at the Sturgis Hospital. She was born August 12, 1931 in Bronson Township a daughter to the late Earl and Nettie (Moon) Lane.

On March 27, 1979 in Las Vegas, NV she married Lyle Rutter.

Jean was a homemaker and worked on the family farm for many years. She enjoyed time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and also loved visiting casinos. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Burr Oak, MI.

Surviving are her children: Linda (Rick) Ultz, Patsy (Steve) Scott all of Burr Oak, MI, Penny (Rob Howe) Leister of McLeansboro, IL, and James (Pat) King of Sturgis, MI; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; Brothers: Rex Lane of White Pigeon, MI and Donald (Mary) Lane of East Leroy, MI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Lyle on Jan. 12, 2009, Son: Thomas King on Nov. 23, 1998, Brothers: John Lane, Robert Lane, Earl Lane, William Lane, and Richard Lane; Sister: Dorothy Hambright; Great-grandson: Lawerance Ultz.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Monday, at the Hackman Family Funeral Home - Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Jean Rutter will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 218 W. Main St., Burr Oak, MI 49030 with the Rev. Kurt Kuhlmann, officiating.

Interment and graveside services will follow in Burr Oak Cemetery and a luncheon will follow interment at St. John's Fellowship Hall.

The family suggest memorial donations be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church, envelopes are available at the funeral home.

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  • Created by: Ruth Ann Jarrell Ricketts
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92766000
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Elnora Lane Rutter (12 Aug 1931–27 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92766000, citing Burr Oak Cemetery, Athens, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Ruth Ann Jarrell Ricketts (contributor 47308176) .