Ruth Lois Riley (Schultz)

1928 – 2018


Ruth Lois Riley (Schultz), 89 yrs, of Monroe, formerly of Petersburg, MI, died Monday, January 22, 2018 in Wellsprings Lutheran Home of Monroe, MI, under teh care of Promedica Hospice. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Thursday, January 25, 2018, from 2-8 PM. She will lie in state on Friday, January 26, 2018, from 10 AM until the services at 11 AM at Monroe Missionary Baptist Church, Monroe, MI. Pastor Roy Southerland will officiate. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ida, MI.


Born November 21, 1928, in Petersburg, MI. Ruth was the daughter of Wilbert and Anna (Lindhorst) Schultz. She married Orville Riley on January 18, 1943 in Monroe, MI. Orville died August of 1966. She worked as a General Laborer for Alma Plastics in Milan, MI for 12 yrs and Michigan Tube Swaggers in Temperance, MI, for 11 yrs. She was a member of Monroe Missionary Baptist Church, Monroe, MI. She loved to crochet, watch birds, gardening and flowers.


Survivors include: a son, Ron (Jeanne) Riley; daughters, Pat (Bob) Bryant, Connie (Scott) Evans, Pam Riley, Diane Hoffsis; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Donald Schultz, a son, James Riley and a daughter, Sharon Riley.


Memorials for Mrs. Riley can be made to: Monroe Missionary Baptist Church, Monroe, MI.