Ruth I. Curtis, 86

Published 5:41pm Sunday, April 21, 2013

Born: June 25, 1926
Died: April 13, 2013

Ruth’s life began on June 25, 1926, in LaGrange, Ind., the daughter of Wilbur and Carrie (Weible) Wallace.

She was united in marriage to Evan Curtis on Oct. 24, 1948, in Howe, Ind.

Evan and Ruth owned and operated Curtis TV Sales and Service in Dowagiac from 1952 until they retired in 1974.

Ruth was a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 263.

She is survived by: a niece, Barbara (Jim) Mesko of Cassopolis; nephew, Charles (Kathy) Curtis of Dowagiac; and two sisters-in-law, Donna Ferrara of New Jersey and Willa Wallace of Sturgis.

Ruth passed away at her home on Saturday, April 13, 2013. She is preceded in death by her husband Evan and brothers George, Eugene and John Wallace.

Private services are being planned. Yazel and Clark Chapel is serving her family. Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Ruth at

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