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Carol J. Ruttledge

September 22, 1934 July 2, 2021
Carol J. Ruttledge
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Obituary for Carol J. Ruttledge

Carol J. Ruttledge of Troy, MI died July 2, 2021. She was 86 years old. Carol was born in Detroit on September 22, 1934 to Floyd and Alice (Hall) Schermerhorn.

Carol attended Michigan State University where she met her husband Charles. They were married 67 years and were blessed with 9 children. Carol loved nothing more than spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was known to sneak her grandkids money when no one was looking. Carol’s favorite hobby was to go to the movies with her friend Mary Lou. Together they would critique the movies and became known as Siskel and Ebert. Carol was deeply loved by her family and will be sorely missed.

Carol is survived by her husband Charles Ruttledge, her children Debra (Kevin) Kocaj, Patty (Stuart) Oswald, Jennifer (Bradley) Baerlocher, Robin (Matt) Wroby, Charles Ruttledge, Krista Biedel, and Jill (Jim) Henson, 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and her brother Marvin Schermerhorn. Carol was preceded in death by 2 of her sons Thomas Ruttledge in 2020, and Michael Ruttledge in 1999.

Carol’s funeral service will be held privately. She will buried in White Chapel Cemetery beside her son Michael. Memorial donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America. ly


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