Kenneth G. Ruggles, 81, of Three Rivers, passed away on Jan. 15, 2011. A lifelong resident of the Kalamazoo area, Kenneth was born on April 24, 1929 to Donald and Irene Ruggles who preceded him in death. He owned Kalamazoo Abstract and Title Company until he retired.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Ruggles; children, Pam (Joel) Wright, Brad Ruggles, Gayle (Tim) Pressley, Bruce (Wendi) Ruggles; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Elwin (Beverly) Ruggles. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Heather, and brother, Duane Ruggles. Kenneth will be missed by his extended family including nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. at Three Rivers Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Beth Drew officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and National Parkinsons Foundation (www.parkinson.org). Envelopes are available at the Eickhoff, Farrand, Halverson Chapel, Three Rivers, who is in charge of arrangements.