Ruth Bus

Ruth Bus of Kalamazoo passed away February 28, 2022 surrounded by her family. Ruth was born in Hastings, MI on July 8, 1954 the daughter of Ernest and Dolores (Hollister) Herman. She was employed by State Farm Insurance as a Claims Processor. Ruth was a published poet. She enjoyed crocheting, crafting, Faith, sewing, painting, cooking and baking. Ruth was known for her potato salad, apple pie, and fudge. Ruth loved southern gospel music, hiking in her favorite season (fall), salmon fishing after being taught how by Tim, and going camping for a week at a time in Northern Lower Michigan. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher Good. Ruth is survived by her husband Timothy, whom she married August 31, 2010 in Swedeberg, NE. Also surviving are her children and grandchildren whom she loved dearly: Angel and Kyle Christopher of Vermontville, MI.; Dean Beardslee of VA.; Nicole and Zac Soderberg of Olivet, MI.; Deah and Robert Ayles III of Eaton Rapids; Laura and Keith Edwards of Charlotte; step children: Diane Haddad of Eaton Rapids, Robert and Melissa Good of Eaton Rapids, and Christopher Bus of Kalamazoo; 31 grandchildren, siblings: Karen and Bart Dempsy and Stephan Herman, all of Vermontville, MI.; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Memorial services will be held in April – please contact family members for information. Memorials may be made to Centrica Care Navigators. Arrangements by Redmond Funeral Home, Kalamazoo.