Ruth Wlodek

Obituary of Ruth Dorothy Wlodek

Ruth Dorothy Wlodek, age 89, of Columbiaville went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 27, 2020 at home with her loving family beside her. Ruth was born March 17, 1931 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Herbert and Ida Heidemann. She later married Johnnie Wlodek on September 1, 1962 in Detroit, Michigan and started a family. Ruth graduated from Wayne State University, and retired as a social worker from Oakdale State Hospital in Lapeer. She was also involved in several different organizations and volunteered her time here in the Lapeer County area for: Citizens Probation Counsel, North Branch Thrift Store, Columbiaville Rotary, and she was a member of the Columbiaville United Methodist Church. Ruth enjoyed reading, and supported several animal rescues. Ruth is survived by her sons: Russell (Mary) Wlodek, Craig (Cathie) Wlodek, 5 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren, cousins, and several special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 49 years Johnnie, and grand-daughter Cheree. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned. Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville. Memorial contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to the ASPCA. The family would like to thank Residential Home Health and Hospice for all their assistance in caring for Ruth, along with her special niece Jennie Mareki-Roberts. Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at
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