She was born March 22, 1958 in Allegan, the daughter of Maurice and Martha (Trustch) Simpson. Ruth was a 1976 Otsego High School graduate. She worked at Otsego Public Schools, McPherson Plastics and Borgess Medical Center until her retirement due to health issues. Ruth enjoyed adult coloring books and her dogs. She had attended Calvary Christian Church. Surviving are parents; brothers, Harold and Mark; nephew Tim along with several extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Larry and sister-in-law, Susan. According to her wishes cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held Friday, June 18, 2021 at 4:00 P.M. at Mountain Home Cemetery with Pastor Ray Brown officiating. Contributions in memory of Ruth may be made to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.