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Elaine Rusch

April 2, 1926 November 13, 2018
Elaine Rusch
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Obituary for Elaine Rusch

M. Elaine Rusch

92, of Yale, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at MediLodge of Yale.
She was born in Yale, April 2, 1926, the daughter of the late Howard and Mildred (Perry) Spencer.
Her marriage to John Rusch was August 15, 1942, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Greenwood. John died January 2, 1999.
Elaine was a lifetime Yale resident and an active member at Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church as a Sunday school teacher and choir member. She worked for her father, the owner of the former Spencer IGA in Yale and continued working there when it changed to Worton IGA until her retirement in 1988. Elaine devoted her time to her cat and her devotion to keeping her house neat and tidy. She enjoyed taking care of her flower gardens and loved spending time with her family and had lived a quiet and long life.
Surviving are two children, Carole (Dale) Cole of Yale and Gary (Judy) Rusch of Avoca; seven grandchildren, Penny, Paul, Philip, Daniel, Michael, Lori, and Timothy; 16 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Thelma Solomon of Marysville and Brenda Craig of Oxford, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
She is preceded in death by a sister, Betty Warner.
The family honors the memory of Elaine and invites you to visit and share memories Friday 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Yale. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday with 10:00 a.m. visiting at Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church, Yale. Rev. Paul Cole, grandson, and Rev. Greg Sitzman, pastor, will co-officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Yale.
Memorials are suggested to Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church, Yale.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

16

Nov

4:00 PM 11/16/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Kaatz Funeral Directors - Yale

10 South Main Street
Yale, MI 48097

Kaatz Funeral Directors - Yale
10 South Main Street Yale 48097 MI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

10:00 AM 11/17/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church

11089 Yale Road
Yale, MI 48097

Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church
11089 Yale Road Yale 48097 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

17

Nov

11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church

11089 Yale Road
Yale, MI 48097

Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church
11089 Yale Road Yale 48097 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Elmwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

11797 Yale Road
Yale, Michigan 48097

11797 Yale Road Yale 48097 Michigan
United States

Memorial Contribution

Emanuel Redeemer Lutheran Church

11089 Yale Road
Yale, MI 48097
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