Emma Ruppel, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Sunday August 30, 2009. Age 95 years. Emma Meyer was born September 19, 1913 in Saginaw, Michigan to Alexander and Catherine (Bush) Meyer. She married Herbert Ruppel on April 15, 1939. He preceded her in death on December 11, 1994. Emma was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Saginaw. Surviving are her daughter Patricia (James) Eurich of Saginaw, her son Rodney (Maryann) Ruppel of McKinney, Texas, Four grandchildren; Dawn Eurich and Leanne Eurich, both of Harrison Township, MI, Lisa (Chris) Brisner and Amanda Ruppel , both of Dallas Texas, her brother Edward (Joan) Meyer of Saginaw, her sister in law Isabel Meyer, Two cousins Mary Barrett and Martha Herwaldt, both of Flint, MI, and many nieces and nephews. Emma was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters. The family extends a sincere thank you to the Saginaw Geriatrics home and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care. Funeral service will take place 11AM Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 2110 Brockway. Rev. Kathleen Basner will officiate with interment to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends and family will gather on Tuesday, September 1, at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home on S. Midland Rd. (M47) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and at the church on Wednesday one hour before the funeral. Memorial offerings may be given to Resurrection Lutheran Church.