Ruth F Wade

August 12th, 1929 to December 28th, 2016

Ruth Fern Wade, 87, of Port Huron, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016.

She was born August 12, 1929 in Red Star, Michigan, to the late Leo and Julia Hogan. She married William G. Wade on October 25, 1952 in Griswold Street Baptist Church. He died February 11, 1975.

Mrs. Wade worked in the kitchen at Mercy Hospital for 24 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandy Swanson and Jane Baunock; was lovingly called Grandma Boogie by three grandchildren, Cheyenne Bourque (Joe Slade), Crystal Griffin (Jimmy Lerma) and Henry Baunock, and six great grandchildren, Alexis Bourque (Raine Bittner), William Lumley, Aaron Swift (Haylee Smith), Mackenzie Bourque, Willow Slade and Rylee Lerma; special grandson, Mohammed Al-Attiya; and a sister-in-law, Cathy Hastings. She was preceded in death by an infant son; two brothers; four sisters; and two sons-in-law, Dave Swanson and Gary Baunock.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. Dr. Timothy North will officiate.

Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fort Gratiot Township. Pallbearers will be Ruth’s grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. To send condolences, visit

The family thanks the staff of Marwood Nursing and Rehab. Ruth thought of them like family.

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