EVART\u00a0\u2014\u00a0Ruth O. Grandy, 83, of Evart, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015,\u00a0at her home with her sons by her side. Ruth was born on Aug. 16, 1932, in Hartwick Township,\u00a0to Herbert H. and Lucy (Baldwin) Leyder. She\u00a0was a 1951 graduate of Evart High School. Ruth was married in Evart\u00a0on June 16, 1951, to Louis W. Grandy, who preceded her in death on June\u00a04, 2010. She loved children and ran a daycare business for many years.\u00a0Ruth enjoyed fishing, flying and Sunday drives. Ruth is survived by her sons, Tim Grandy, of Evart, and Dave (Sheri)\u00a0Grandy, of Harbor Springs; two granddaughters, Britt (Damian) Zunino,\u00a0of New York, N.Y., and Katie Smith, of Petoskey; six great-grandchildren,\u00a0Brecken, Harper, Elliot, Georgia, Avery, and Kennedy; three sisters, Martha\u00a0Yarhouse, of Evart, Marie Miller, of Flushing, and Pauline (Dick) McKay, of\u00a0Evart; many nieces and nephews; and three kids who were very special\u00a0to her, Kelly Hesselink, Chad and Matt Stewart. She was preceded in\u00a0death by her parents; her husband, Louis; and two brothers, Paul and\u00a0Junior Leyder. Funeral services for Ruth O. Grandy are at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct.\u00a024, 2015, at the Corey Funeral Home in Evart, with Pastor Ted Turanski\u00a0officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at\u00a0the funeral home. Ruth will be interred in Forest Hill Cemetery\u00a0in Evart next to her husband.