Ruth Marie Shoop

August 1, 1923February 24, 2018

Ruth Marie (Peters) Shoop, age 94, passed away on February 24, 2018. She was the youngest of four children born to George and Freida (Hiene) Peters on August 1, 1923 in Sylvan Township. She resided in Dexter from 1929 until the time of her death. Ruth married Donald "Bud" Shoop on May 6, 1944. Together they raised two children; a son, Robert, and a daughter, Ann.

Ruth retired, after 30 years of employment, from Sweepster. She was a member of St Andrew's United Church of Christ, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed vacationing with Bud, playing solitaire, doing word search puzzles, and had a love for animals.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Donald Shoop; her son, Robert Shoop; her brothers William Peters and Harry Peters; and her sister, Lillian Hoy. She is survived by her daughter, Ann Shoop; daughter-in-law, Diana Shoop; grandson, Matthew (Jill) Shoop; great-grandchildren, Sophia and Christopher Shoop; sister-in-law, Mildred Peters; and six nieces and nephews.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 28, from 10:30am until the time of service at 11:00am, at St. Andrews United Church of Christ, 7610 Ann Arbor St., Dexter, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew's United Church of Christ or Arbor Hospice.


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Ruth Marie Shoop

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February 27, 2018

I am sorry for your loss. May prayer comfort you.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly."