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Ruth E. Brummel

Obituary for Ruth E. Brummel

March 29, 1953 - July 17, 2017
Zeeland, Michigan | Age 64


Ruth E. Brummel, 64, of Zeeland, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017, at her home.

Ruth was born March 29, 1953, in Holland, Michigan, to William and Joyce (Kooyers) Heeringa. She graduated from Holland Christian High School and later married Ronald Brummel. Ruth and Ron raised their family in Zeeland and they are members of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Ruth often served at the Grow with Grace Dinners and at church preparing food and helping in the kitchen. For many years Ruth was employed by Filler Specialties.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Ron, their children: Mark and Jaclyn Brummel, Michael and Leigh Brummel, Rachel Brummel; six grandchildren: Ryan Brummel, Lillian Brummel, Brooklynn Brummel, Cayleigh Brummel, Korie Schutte, Keaghan Brummel; siblings: Bob and Donna Heeringa, Mary and Al Berens, Tom and Deb Heeringa; in-laws: Pat Heeringa, Diane and Bob Senior, Mary and Ron Wiley; many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Ruth Brummel will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1015 E. 32nd Street, Holland 49423. Visitation is 2-4 and 6:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland 49464. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Faith Hospice.

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Yntema Funeral Home

251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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