Died: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Ruby Meyer, age 94, of Imlay City, MI, recently of Lapeer, MI died Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Lapeer County Medical Care Facility. Ruby Eleanor Brandt was born January 13, 1925 in the Hudsonville, MI area. She was the daughter of the late Almon and the late Anna (Nykamp) Brandt. Ruby grew up in the Imlay City area. She was a graduate of Imlay City High School. She worked on her family’s farm. She married Benjamin “Ben” Meyer on June 19, 1946. She was predeceased by her husband, Ben Meyer, on July 7, 1994. She was a life-long member of the Imlay City Christian Reformed Church.
Ruby is survived by her sons, Jack (Charlotte) Meyer of Okemos, MI, Terry (Tena) Meyer of North Branch, MI and Donald (Jackie) Meyer of Portage, MI; sisters, Esther Jager Eckel of Imlay City, MI and Shirley (Ron) Gruizenga of Kalamazoo, MI; her sister-in-law, Kathy Brandt of Imlay City, MI; 10 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Ruby was preceded in death by husband, Ben Meyer; parents, Almon and Anna Brandt; sisters, Gladys (Arnie) VanderPloeg, Myrtle “Myke” (Art) Vlieg; brothers, Vernon “Bud” (Wanda Shantz) Brandt, Orien “Lindy” (Eleanor) Brandt, Robert Brandt, Almon “Al” (Helena) Brandt, Jr. and Luren “Larry” (Elaine) Brandt.
The funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 27 at Imlay City Christian Reformed Church, 395 Cedar St., Imlay City, MI. Officiating will be the Reverend Alex Snider, pastor of the Imlay City Christian Reformed Church. Burial will follow in Imlay Township Cemetery, Imlay City.
The family will be available for visiting hours from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 27 at Imlay City Christian Reformed Church, 395 Cedar St., Imlay City, MI.
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