Photocopied from an old newspaper clipping scrapbook of my great grandmothers. I don't have originals and they aren't available to me, and I don't know from were they came, other than my family is from Lapeer County.Sorry! Hope this is helpful to someone.Part of this obit was torn and therefor I will replace missing words and numbers with a _. Kathy
_ Ruddock was born Oct _ Canada, and died at his _ Attica at the oge of 73 _ nths and 6 days, after a very short illness.At the age of 9 years, he came to Michigan, where he has since resided near Attica.In 1867 he was married to Miss Abbie BROOKS, who mourns his loss.To this union were born six children, three of whom are living, Bert RUDDOCK and Mrs Frank PEASLEE of Attica and Mrs. H. J. JOHNSON of Detroit.Besides these he leaves a loving wife and one brother, William RUDDOCK, of Port Huron and Mrs Sarah JONES of Pontiac.He also leaves 17 grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a host of more remote relatives and friends.The funeral was held at Attica M.E. church Friday and deceased was laid at rest in Attica cemetery.
CARDS OF THANKS- We wish to thank the kind friends and neighbors for their many deeds of kindness during the illness and death of our husband and father, also the Ladies Aid for the beautiful flowers.Mrs. A.E. RUDDOCK, Mr and Mrs Bert RUDDOCK, Mr and Mrs Frank PEASLEE, Mr and Mrs Harry Johnson.