Ruth Arlaine Hoag, age 92 of Alto, Michigan, passed away November 26, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Flossie Royston; husband, Ralph Leslie Hoag; sister, Evelyn Morris; brothers, Charles Royston and Harold Royston; great-grandsons, Dennis James McClure, Leslee Robert-Frank McClure, and Rayce Maverick Darby. Ruth is survived by; her children, Lorraine (Joe) Zeigler, Darlene (Phil) Waldron, Nancy (Jack Elliott) Prins, Sharon (Terry) Furlong, and Gary (Junie) Hoag; grandchildren, Jessica Zeigler, Philip (Shaena) Zeigler, Matt McClure, Chris (Chad) Morrison, Allen McClure, Denny (Angelica) McClure, David (Rachelle) Prins, Chuck (Andrea) Prins, Heather (Carl) Wilson, Melissa Prins, Tara (Jeff) Bronson, Jackie (Joe) Farley, Tylor (Alisha) Furlong, Nichole Hoag, Benjamin Hoag, Timothy (Brande) Hoag, Jonathon Hoag, and Sarah Hoag; great-grandchildren, Tayshaun Donald, Philip Zeigler, Zachary Zeigler, Jesse (Ashley) Zeigler, Bianca Zeigler, Kaylee Zeigler, Alayna Zeigler, Brian Zeigler, Cody McClure, Aleisha Darby, Abby Koon, Landon McClure, Jozelyn McClure, Logan McClure, Scarlet McClure, Anthony (Samantha) Prins, Nathan Prins, Kennedy Prins, Charlotte Prins, Aylah Prins, Garrett Prins, Cole Wilson, Keira Wilson, Brandin Linscott, Breanna (James) Palmer, Thristan Furlong, Serenity Velasquez, Gauge Furlong, Hunter Furlong, Brenlee Hoag, and Ellora Hoag; great great-grandchildren, Khloe Solomon, Isabella Solomon, Marcus Zeigler, Spencer Zeigler, Coralynn Zeigler, and Osweld Prins; siblings, Duane (Joan) Royston, Larry Royston, Marilyn Garlow, Irene Dahl; and many many nieces and nephews. Ruth spent many years working at Lowell High School as the head cook. She was a switchboard operator as a young lady. She was a member of Elmdale Nazarene Church for many years where she played the organ and piano. Ruth loved to sew, especially dresses for little girls. She enjoyed making doll clothes and teddy bears. She loved to cook and bake. Over the years, many stomachs were filled with her delicious food. Memorial Contributions may be made to, Elmdale Nazarene Church – New Building Fund, 11830 Drew Rd. Alto, MI 49302, or YWAM (Youth with A Mission), 20131 FM 16, Lindale, TX 75771. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 1st, 2021, at 11am at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N Hudson St SE, Lowell MI 49331. Officiating will be Pastor Nathan Gray. Interment at Bowne Township Cemetery.