Anna Mae (Belstra) Ruisard

May 4, 1933 ~ February 19, 2018 (age 84)


84 year old, Anna Mae Ruisard, of DeMotte, passed away February 19, 2018, at her home with her loving family around her.

On May 4, 1933, Anna Mae was born to Casper and Grace (DeFries) Belstra in Jasper County, Indiana. Anna Mae graduated from DeMotte High School. She married the love of her life, Cornelius ‘Herb’ Ruisard, on April 10, 1953, in DeMotte, Indiana. Anna Mae loved being a homemaker, and taking care of her children, and especially her grandchildren.

Anna Mae is survived by her children: Audrey (David) Jolink and David (Debbie) Ruisard, 6 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren, sisters: Florence ‘Sis’ Riley and Marion Hathaway.

Anna Mae was preceded in death by her loving husband: Herb, 3 brothers: Albert K. Belstra, Eugene Belstra, and Herman Belstra, and 1 sister: Gwendolyn VanKeppel.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the American Reformed Church, DeMotte, Indiana. Services for Anna Mae will take place at the church at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, with Pastor Troy Nanninga officiating. Interment will follow at the Holland Cemetery, DeMotte, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana, has been entrusted with these arrangements.

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