Ruth Ann Lester  May 30 1941  November 29 2022

Ruth Ann Lester May 30 1941 November 29 2022

May 30 1941 November 29 2022
Ruth Ann Lester, age 81, passed away peacefully with a gleam in her eye and a smile on her face surrounded by her family on November 29, 2022. She was born on May 30, 1941 to the late Walter and Beatrice Gauthier. Ruth worked as a cashier at the 7/11 on 24th street, she was employed at Grand Trunk Railroad, was a housekeeper at Port Huron Hospital, as well as shared a restaurant business with her sister called Annie’s in Mio. She was also active in the Headstart Program. In her spare time, Ruth enjoyed canning, baking, excelling in cookie making and decorating. She liked playing Bingo and Yahtzee, as well as taking trips up north. Above all, she especially cherished the time she spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Her quick-witted personality and dedication to her family will be missed. She is survived by her son, Steven Lester; daughters, Michelle (James) Miller, Penny Deittrick, Stacey Lester, Tammy (Michael) Fuller; 9 grandchildren, Jason, Sean, Jennifer, James “Buddy”, Ryan, Dalton, Ashley, Cody, Angela; 6 great grandchildren, Ethan, Ryan, Wyatt, Xander, Dominic, Niko; siblings, Sue McCreery, Sarah Butts, Laura Hickman, as well as several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her sisters, Carolyn Jackson, Mary Gill, Beatrice Haxer; brothers, Howard, Fred, Walt, and Ray Gauthier. A funeral service will be on Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Young Funeral Home, China Twp. visiting hours will be on Thursday, December 1st from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. as well as one hour prior to the service on Friday. Interment to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Port Huron. Grandsons will serve at pallbearers with great grandsons serving as honorary pallbearers. Memorials are suggested to the wishes of the family. To leave a message of comfort visit

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ruth Ann Lester May 30 1941 November 29 2022.

Young Funeral Home

Death notice for the town of: East China, state: Michigan

death notice Ruth Ann Lester May 30 1941 November 29 2022

obituary notice Ruth Ann Lester May 30 1941 November 29 2022

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