THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Faye D. Ruleau
Issue Date: March 18, 2020
Faye Doreen (Gilbert) Ruleau, 82, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at Aurora Bay Area Medical Center.
Born Aug. 13, 1937 in Menominee, Mi., to the late Frederick and Caroline (Hofer) Gilbert, she graduated from Menominee High School in 1955. She then married Chum Ruleau on Sept. 21, 1955 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1998.
A member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Menominee, Mi., she also belonged to North Shore Golf Course where she loved to play in the women's golf league.
She was a volunteer with Bay Area Medical Center Auxiliary and enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing and time with family, especially her little grandchildren.
She is survived by three sons Jim (Chris) Ruleau, Steve (Donna) Ruleau and William Ruleau; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; special friend, Ed Crawford whom she reunited with after their 50th class reunion in 2005; six siblings Ted, Mike, Pat and Charlie Gilbert, Della Seymour and Sue Anderson and many in-laws; nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chum and six siblings Jean, Tom, Mary Ann, Dorothy, Joanne and Carl.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 20, 2020 at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home in Stephenson, Mi. from 3 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 5 p.m., with Pastor Mark Laatsch officiating. Burial will be in Cedar River Cemetery in Spring.