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Ruth H. Modders

July 11, 1920 - November 23, 2018



Ruth Hermina (Herweyer) Modders of Lake City went to be with her Lord Friday evening, November 23, 2018 at Whispering Pines Senior Living near Lake City. She was 98.

Ruth is survived by her children: Richard Herweyer of Cadillac and Lynda (Keith) Bart of Grand Rapids; 6 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by husbands, Jay Herweyer in 1972 and Ray Modders in 2015.

Funeral services will be held 12 Noon Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Cadillac Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Jeff Kroondyk officiating. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Church Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the time of services at 12 Noon for visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cadillac Christian Reformed Church. An online guestbook is available at

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  • Pastor Pete Byma - Nov 26th, 2018 6:44 pm

    ""Precious to the Lord are the death of his saints" Ruth was a beautiful person. I loved to visit her and Ray in their home. She had the gift of hospitality and was not shy about her faith and God's constant love for her. "

  • Chad and Liz Noffsing - Nov 28th, 2018 2:57 pm

    "We were so sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family."

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