Ruth Elizabeth Finner

January 5, 1937 ~ August 31, 2021 (age 84)


Ruth Elizabeth Finner of Eaton Rapids,

The best mom ever, passed away on August 31, 2021, at the age of 84 with her family by her side. Ruth Elizabeth Finner (Willis) was born in Carleton Place Ontario on January 5, 1937, to Harry and Gladys Willis (Clemens). Ruth moved from Canada to Eaton Rapids in 1962 with her husband and children. She retired from the State of Michigan and enjoyed traveling, camping and reading.

Ruth is survived by her son, Larry Finner (Carol); daughter, Susan Ball (Lynn); Sisters, Sandra Totten of Owen Sound Ontario and Barb McKay (Norm) of Meaford Ontario. She was a grandmother to Andrea Ball, Jennifer Gibbs (Eric,) Joshua Finner (Felicia) and Great Grandmother to Parker, Carter, Caiden, Morgan, Kira and Rayn. She was preceded in death by her husband John; brothers, Jerry, David, Barry; Daughter-In-Law, Carol.

Private services will be held with her family in Canada at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Please visit our website to place online condolences,

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