Terrian, Ruth M., Saginaw, Michigan


Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013 at her home. Age 85 years. Daughter of the late George and Mary (Balzer) Alles, Ruth was born September 23, 1928 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was married to Donald D. Terrian on July 23, 1946. He predeceased her October 1, 2013. Ruth was a long time member of the Washington Society and past president of the Ladies Guild. She loved to play Bingo, game shows, puzzles, was a Detroit Tiger Fan and especially loved her family. Surviving are one daughter and two sons, Diane J. (Gary) Nichols, Saginaw Twp.; Dan Terrian, Caseville; David (Susan) Terrian, Saginaw Twp.; her special friend, Ellen McNair, Saginaw; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ronald (Susan) Alles and Jerry (Evelyn) Alles. Ruth was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers, Gladys Lehr, Elmer Alles and Raymond Alles. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Michele Hile will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Saginaw Rescue Mission. www.snowfuneralhome.net