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Shirley J. Ruedger



Shirley J. Ruedger, age 89, formerly of Carson City, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2019.  Shirley was born in Carson City and lived there until 2010. She was one of eight children born to Floyd and Pearl McAlvey and the last to pass away. She graduated from Carson City High School in 1948 and went on to work as an administrative assistant for a number of businesses.  She was also actively involved in the First Baptist Church of Carson City. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Merlin Ruedger; and great-grandson, Cole. She is survived by her six children, Linda, Brenda, Rebecca, Terry, Jeff, Lisa and their spouses; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will Saturday, February 23 at 2 PM at the Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell MI with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Michael McAlvey officiating. Interment Carson City Cemetery.


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6 Responses

  1. Sorry to hear about Shirley, you will all be in our prayers and thoughts!!
    Love to all, Don and Diane Ruedger

  2. Love you Mom. I know you’re in heaven and I’m sure Dad was glad to see you. Miss you so much.

  3. I remember how welcome I always was at your house, Mom, when Lisa and I were teenagers. I miss you and Dad. It was so wonderful to have you as my second mom.

  4. I used to see Shirley and Merlin every week when I delivered Meals on Wheels. They were such a wonderful couple and I looked forward to our weekly visits. Shirley loved her family and I have heard so many stories. Rest in Peace, Shirley.

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