QULIN - Ruth Marcus, 79, formerly of Dexter, died Feb. 24, 2004, at her home.
Born April 16, 1924, in rural Fagus, daughter of the late Harley and Addie Looney Schrader, she was a member of the Fagus General Baptist Church. She retired as an inspector for Elder Manufacturing in Dexter and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
On July 11, 1946, at Chicago, she married Leon Marcus who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Gloria Bell of Bloomfield; and four grandchildren, one stepgrandchild, six great-grandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Gaylord Leon Marcus; four brothers, Buford Schrader, Carl Schrader, Willard Schrader and Claude Schrader; and one sister, Pearl Schrader.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Gary Hancock will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.