Ruth H. Haskins
HARBOR BEACH, Mich. - Ruth H. Haskins, 98, of Harbor Beach and Manistique, Mich., passed away on March 18, 2013, at Lakeview Extended Care and Rehab Center of Harbor Beach Community Hospital.
She was born on Jan. 5, 1915, in Manistique the daughter of the late Oscar and Freda (Lundquist) Peterson.
The former Ruth Peterson married Duane Haskins in Detroit on Dec. 11, 1949. They made their home and raised their daughter in the Detroit area. Duane preceded her in death Dec. 4, 1984.
Ruth was a homemaker who enjoyed going to her cottage on Dodge Lake in Manistique, and spending time with her family.
Ruth is survived by her daughter, Karen (Wayne) Kadar of Harbor Beach; three grandchildren, Brandon (Stacey) Kadar of Harbor Beach, Kasie (Chris) LaFramboise of Maryland, and Grant (Kelsey Umbreit) Kadar of Harbor Beach; seven greatgrandchildren, Dylan, Ariel, Audrey, Cora, Elyse, Khloe, and Benson. She is also survived by a sister, Irene Hinkson of Manistique.
She was preceded in death by her three sisters: twin sister Vera, who died as an infant, Esther, and Vera; seven brothers, Oscar, Henry, Victor, Roy, Carl, Eugene, and Vanner.
Visitation was held March 19, at Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach.
A memorial service will be held in May in Manistique. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery at Manistique.
Service times will be announced in a future issue of the Pioneer-Tribune.