Ruth Jokela

DOLLAR BAY – Ruth Jokela, 89, of Dollar Bay, passed away Sunday, Mar. 10, 2013.

Ruth was the daughter of the late Adolph and Ina Jokela of Hubbell. She was raised in the Copper Country and then spent a number of years in Detroit. She returned to the Copper Country and resided in Dollar Bay until she moved to the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ed and Reuben; two sisters, Gertrude Simonen and Marie Howton.

Ruth remained single and is survived by her niece and nephews

She was a member of the Hancock Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

A private memorial service for Ruth will be arranged at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by the Ryan Funeral Home in Calumet.