Ruthann A Course

May 31st, 1949 to October 21st, 2022

Ruthann Alta Course, 73, of Port Huron, died Friday, October 21, 2022.

She was born May 31, 1949 in Port Huron to the late Delbert and Margaret Shaw. She married Michael J. Course on October 20, 1973 in Port Huron. He died on April 9, 2009.

Ruthann was a 1968 graduate of Port Huron Northern. She was employed as a pharmacy technician for many years. Ruthann enjoyed bowling, card making, crafting, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She was a social butterfly, who had the biggest heart and would help anyone she could.

She is survived by children, Carmella (Gregory) Falecki, Jacqueline MacDonald (David Stinson), Adam (Danielle) Course and Mandy Course; grandchildren, Avery and Nolan MacDonald, Jeffrey, Daniel and Joseph Falecki, Lyndsay and Nathan Course; sisters, J. Phyllis Thrall and Linda Wallisch; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings.

Visitation will be 1-9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2022 in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Pastor Ann Harrington will officiate.

Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron.

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