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Ruth Cameron Warren

TROUT CREEK, Mich. - Ruth Cameron Warren, 91, of Trout Creek, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Bellaire, while she was wintering with her daughter Laura and her son-in-law Jon.

She was born March 22, 1928, in Flint, Mich., daughter of the late Duncan and Dorothy (Westnedge) Cameron. Ruth grew up in Trout Creek and was a graduate of Trout Creek High School. On Feb. 12, 1949 she was united in marriage to Bruce Warren. He preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 2005. Together they raised six children in the Upper Peninsula. They lived in Trout Creek in Ontonagon County until 1967 before moving to Gwinn until 1986, they returned to Trout Creek after Bruce retired from the Gwinn Community School District. She was very devoted to her family, home, community, politics, and her special dog Mona, who also preceded her in death. Ruth was a wonderful cook and baker, which both family and friends can attest to.

Survivors include her two sons, Joseph (Myra) Warren and Raymond (Holly) Warren; four daughters, Mariellen (Jim, deceased) Berglund, Dorothy (John Jasinski) Warren, Margaret (Bruce) Leach, and Laura (Jon) Areeda; eight grandchildren, Joshua, Hope, Naomi, Anna, Ashley, Allison, Katharine and Alice; six great-grandchildren, Thomas, Marley, Joanna, Silas, Addison, and Oliver; and a very special cousin Patricia McGinty, they were like sisters; many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly; and some very close friends that were family, Susan Schroderus, Barbara Walford, Sandy and Don McLaughlin, and Linda Pottala.

In accordance with Ruth's wishes, private family services will be held in the spring. Burial will be in Trout Creek Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Trout Creek Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 8 Interior Township, Trout Creek 49967 or OCAP PAWS, 19504 State Highway M38 Ontonagon MI 49953.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, to honor Ruth's legacy of life.