2008-01-10 / Obituaries

Marilyn Joyce Rusch

Marilyn Joyce Rusch, 73, Roscommon, died Jan. 8, 2008, at Mercy Hospital, Grayling.

Private services will be held at a later time. Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, handled arrangements.

Mrs. Rusch was born in Port Huron Sept. 18, 1934, the daughter of Gordon and Mary (Woods) McKelvey. Before moving to Roscommon in 1965, she lived in Port Huron. She and Henry W. Rusch were married Oct. 6, 1964, in Port Huron. Her husband preceded her in death July 22, 1998.

Mrs. Rusch worked as a janitor at the Roscommon County Building for 26 years, and retired in 1997. She enjoyed gardening and cooking and being a grandmother and mother.

Besides her husband, those preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are two children, Bob Burch of Roscommon, and Julie and her husband Wayne Cosper of Tifton, GA; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Judes Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

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