Lois Rutkofske

June 26th, 1926 to May 14th, 2006
Lois J. (Doty) Rutkofske Lois J. Rutkofske, age 79, of Port Huron, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 14, 2006. She passed away in Mercy Hospital, surrounded by her family, after a brief fight with cancer. Lois was born June 26, 1926 in Goodells to Basil and Alberta (Badgero) Doty. She was a 1944 graduate of Port Huron High School and married Robert C. Rutkofske May 20, 1950. Lois was a past member of the American Legion Women Auxiliary and a Mercy Hospital Atrium volunteer. She loved gardening in her yard and was awarded Yard of the Year in 2003. She enjoyed many years of boating in the Blue Water area and was an avid hockey fan. She is survived by her husband, Robert of Port Huron, sons, Don (Gwen) of North Street, and Randall (Valerie) of Grosse Pte. Woods, granddaughter Ellisse of Grosse Pte. Woods, grandsons Nathan of North Street, Evan and Ethan of Grosse Pte. Woods, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and many special friends and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her parents, Basil and Alberta Doty. Visitation will be held at the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 from 2:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Steve Johnson of Hillside Wesleyan Church will officiate. Memorial donations may be made in Lois's memory to Mercy Women Health & Resource Center or Mercy Regional Cancer Center.

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