REED CITY — Early morning on Sept. 19, 2016, Ruth Weck passed peacefully at the home of her daughter, Karen Finkbeiner. Ruth had enjoyed dinner the night before her passing with her three children. She was 86 years old, and was under the care of Spectrum Health Home Hospice for Congestive Heart Failure.
She was born Jan. 19, 1930, in Pontiac, to Maro and Elverna (McArthur) Hodges. She lived her childhood in Evart, graduating in 1948, marrying Wayne Weck Jan. 20, 1951, sharing 49 years of marriage until Wayne’s death in 2000. Ruth worked as a supervisor at Wolverine Worldwide (glove factory) in Reed City for some 30 years.