Honoring Tradition.
Celebrating Life.

Ruth Wilson

April 15, 1935 - December 6, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI



Saturday, December 9, 2017
9:30 AM EST
Rest Haven Homes
1424 Union NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

The service will be followed by a time of fellowship with Ruth's family.



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.

Christian Missions in Many Lands
Spring Lake, NJ 07762-0013
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Ball Park Floral
8 Valley Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-3409
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Life Story / Obituary


Ruth I. Wilson, age 82, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on December 6, 2017 in Grand Rapids. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, in 2014; her daughter, Annette Stroud in 1997; and her siblings David Richardson, Joan Borden and Teddy Richardson. Ruth is survived by her children Terry & Shirley Wilson, John & Debbi Wilson, Graeme & Lynn Wilson, David & Beth Wilson, Brian & Ruth Wilson; son-in-law Michael Stroud and daughter-in-law Carol Wilson-Tiesma; grandchildren Robert (Alison) Wilson, Laurie (Samuel) Fleming, Kelly Wilson, Ashleigh (Steve) Zanias, Ken (Bobbi) Wilson, Nikki Wilson, Dan Wilson, Tom (Brittany) Wilson, Graeme (Heather) Wilson, Gavin Wilson, Sarah Wilson, Rachel Wilson, Alex Wilson, Lizzy Ruth Wilson, Ian Wilson and Andrew Wilson; great grandchildren Abigail and Ashleigh Ruth Flemming, Tommy, and Vivian Wilson as well as several nieces and nephews. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:30 AM at Rest Haven Home, 1424 Union NE where friends may visit with her family immediately following the service. Interment in Fairplains Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial contributions to Christian Missions in Many Lands are appreciated PO Box 13, Spring Lake, New Jersey.