Ruth J. Turi, 94, of Black Lake (Cheboygan), died Monday, December 15, 2014 at Hospice House in Cheboygan. The daughter of Hama and Mary (Ekkens) Bush, Ruth was born in Grand Rapids October 20, 1920.
Surviving Ruth are her sons, Bruce “Bill” (Mary Ann) Deady of Clinton Township and Robert (Judith) Deady of Plymouth; a stepdaughter, Karen (Bob) Ondayko of Dearborn Heights; a stepson, Thomas (Donna) Turi of Black Lake (Cheboygan); a sister, Doris Burr of Florida; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her husbands, William Deady and Thomas Turi.
A memorial service will be held next spring at St. Paul Methodist Church in Cheboygan. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a contribution to the Salvation Army, Cheboygan County Humane Society, or St. Paul United Methodist Church, 531 E. Lincoln Ave., Cheboygan, MI 49721. Condolences may be shared with Ruth’s family at www.chagnonfh.com.