Name: Ruth V Milton
Funeral Date: January 12, 2013
Date of Birth: July 21, 1927
Date of Passing: January 09, 2013
Funeral Home: Champagne Funeral Home
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, January 12, at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton were friends may call from 2 to 8 PM Friday and after 10 AM Saturday. Memorials may be given in her honor to Cross Lutheran Church.
Surviving are two children, David (Diane) Milton of Elkton and Nancy (David) Richards of Delray Beach, FL; three grandchildren, Eric and Ryan Milton and Parker Richards and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were siblings, Howard May, Robert May, Helen May, Phyllis Warren and Renata Duncan.
Ruth V. Milton age 85, of Elkton died Wednesday evening, January 9, at Courtney Manor, Bad Axe. She was born July 21, 1927 in Port Huron to the late Peter and Matilda (Richert) May. Ruth graduated from Port Huron High School in 1945 and went on to Port Huron Junior College graduating with the “Class of 1947”. Ruth was united in marriage to Richard Milton September 16, 1950 at her parent’s home in Port Huron Twp. She had been employed at the St. Clair County Health Dept. for 8 1/2 years before moving to a farm outside of Bad Axe in1957, there she became a stay at home mother to raise her children. Richard preceded her in death May 3, 1989. Ruth was a long time member of Cross Lutheran Church and Sarah Circle, and was very active her church activities. She is a former member of the Elkton Extension Club and enjoyed reading, sewing and working in her flower gardens.