On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Ruth Anne Shann, loving wife and mother of three children, passed away peacefully at her home after a battle with cancer at the age of 69.
Ruth was born on April 29, 1949 to Clayton and Audrey Shaw. She was one of four children. She married David Shann on June 7, 1969 in Wolverine, where they made their home and raised two sons, Douglas and Matthew, and daughter Christina. She loved to be at home with her grandchildren, eight in total, and seven great-grandchildren, where she would read them stories, take them on adventures and play her accordion for them. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Dave.
She touched the hearts of so many and will be greatly missed.
A memorial luncheon will be held at the Wolverine Community Center on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 1pm.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.