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Ruth A. (Smart) Trolz

July 28, 1942 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 74)

Age 74, of Napoleon Township, passed away peacefully at her home, Thursday, July 6, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger R. Trolz in 2002 and an infant brother, Jesse Smart.  Ruth is survived by her much beloved family, daughter, Shelly (Dale) Babcock; son, R. Jeff (Kim) McClurg, both of Napoleon Township; Roger’s children, Jeff Trolz and Angie (Scott) Dodge, both of Jackson and Terry (Tonya) Trolz of Lake City, MI; grandchildren, Taryn and Kyla Babcock, Mackenzie McClurg, the Dodge’s: Kyle (Kim), Ashley (Aaron) and Logan (Devan); and the Trolz’s: Lauren, Nicholas and Crystal; her siblings, Rose (John) Framiglio of Pittsburgh and Terry (Joanne) Smart of Tipton; nieces and nephews.  Ruth worked as Deputy Treasurer for Napoleon Township, for B&B Gas and Hardware and at Quality Glass in Napoleon.  She especially enjoyed participating in the morning coffee club at the gas station.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 3 to 5 pm with cremation to follow visitation.  Her ashes will be interred with Roger at Oak Grove Cemetery in Napoleon.  In lieu of flowers, it would please Ruth to have anyone who would like to either bring a child’s Christmas gift or give a donation to the family so they may purchase a gift for children at Christmas time so no child goes without a present under the tree.  Gifts may also be dropped off at Quality Glass in Napoleon in Ruth’s memory.  

 Service Information

July 9, 2017

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home, LLC
820 Fifth St.
Michigan Center, MI 49254

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