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Born: December 1, 1925
Death: February 18, 2013

Ruby (McFarland) Rittersdorf, age 87, of Ionia passed away Monday, February 18, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Robert, and is survived by her children, Dan, Kate, Don (Norma), Charlie (Mary), David (Debra), Robert, Jr. (Molly) Rittersdorf, Cheryl (Don) Berends; grandchildren, Frank (Liz), Don, Jr. (Rita), Sarah, Ian, Cullen, Bracara, Daelan, Ed (Laurie Hattis), Chris, Ben (Crystal Evans) Rittersdorf, Amber (Chris) Masters, Rachel (Mark) VanDrie, Jeremiah (Elana) and Josh (Angela) Berends; great grandchildren, Drayden, Gryffin, Dani, Jayson, Aaron, Ashleigh, Logan Rittersdorf, Cody Reeves, Leevi Hansen, Clara VanDrie, Jordann and Alexander Berends, Taeli and Tristan Masters; sister Sue VanderMolen; brother Bob McFarland; and numerous nieces and nephews. A mass will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 402 Amity St SE, Lowell. Saturday visitation one hour prior to mass. Friday visitation from 4-7 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell. Rosary at 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Pink Arrow Pride, PO Box 246, Lowell MI 49331.

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