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Ruth L. Pedrolini

August 3, 1926 - June 12, 2020

Burial Date June 17, 2020

Due to the current restrictions, a private visitation and service for Ruth will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 beginning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Friends and family are encouraged to leave a condolence message.

Age 93, passed away peacefully at the “farm” in Lawton, Michigan on Friday June 12, 2020. She was born on August 3, 1926 in Lawton, the daughter of Avla and Nellie (Castner) Kimble. Ruth was the Salutatorian of her high school class, graduating at the age of 15. After high school, she moved to Kalamazoo and attended Parsons Business School. Ruth began her career as a Legal Secretary for Ralph Birkhold for over 50 years. Ruth started bowling when she was 21 years old. She traveled nationally for tournaments. She made wonderful friends with her bowling friends and all of her work associates. Ruth had a love of baseball and was an avid Tiger’s fan. Many will remember Ruth for her forgiving nature and virtuous character. Ruth was a faithful wife and mother, friend and loved by many. On May 2, 1953, she married George Pedrolini and they most recently celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Frances Mullen, Geraldine Torian and brother, Bill Kimble. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, George, her sister Jean Ann Cook, her children Gary (Debra) Pedrolini, Tim (Wendelyn) Pedrolini, Pamela (Kenneth) Smith; her beloved grandchildren, Kayla Pedrolini, Rosalea (Peter) Mann, John Pedrolini, Tony Pedrolini, Kori (Nick) Monaweck, Anzio Pedrolini, Kati Yorks, Kelli Smith and Parnell (Brandi) Smith, and her special great grandchildren, Wilson Mann and Ruth Mann, Collin, Isaac and Elliott Monaweck, Tinley and Fisher Yorks, Adie and Dylan Nelson, Tucker, Harper and Sloan Smith.