Ruth Metten ’53 Moe-McNitt

Ruth Christine Moe age 90, of Ravenna, Michigan died Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Christian Care Nursing Center in Muskegon, Michigan.

Ruth was born on June 14, 1930 in Polkton Township, MI to the late Jacob and Christine (Schmidt) Metten. She married Glen Moe on April 17, 1953, and he preceded her in death on February 7, 1985. She then married Claude McNitt on August 9, 1997, and he preceded her in death on July 20, 2013.

Ruth is survived by her Daughter: Sandy (Dan) Pigors of Ravenna, Son: Steve (Tammy) Moe of Ravenna. 5 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. Brother in-laws: Arden Moe, Wayne (DiAnn) Moe, Ed Luce and Darrell Harper. Sister in-laws: Pacita “Paz” Moe, Carolyn Raymond and Ilene Boho. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, Husbands: Glen and Claude, 4 Brothers: Jacob, Henry, Paul and Walter. 3 Sisters: Gertrude Potts, Ida Wallinga and Margaret Schaaphok.

Ruth enjoyed sports, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. She was an active member of the First Reformed Church of Ravenna and American Legion Auxiliary of Sherman Moore Post #297. She taught 4th grade at Ravenna Public Schools for most of her career.

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