In Memory

Janice Slocum (Ruger)

Janice Slocum (Ruger)

Janice RugerJanice Ruger, 75, of Fine Lake, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. She was born on August 16, 1946, the daughter of Wayne Robert Slocum and Isadore (Echtinaw) Slocum.

Janice was a woman of many hobbies and talents. She loved quilting, sewing, gardening and bird watching. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and granddaughters.

Janice worked at Wayne's Market, Battle Creek Rendering Company, CountryMark Co-op, and Goodwill Industries (where she retired from in 2013).

Janice is survived by her sons, Erik (Julie) Ruger and Jason Ruger; sister-in-law, Kathy Ruger; sibling, Robert (Nancy) Slocum; nephews, Steven and Bobby; nieces, Valerie and Emily and granddaughters, Breh and Emmy.

She was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Herbert Ruger and sister, Lanella Slocum.

Memorials in Janice's honor may be made to Glenn Arbor Hospice.

A private gathering for family is being held. A memorial celebration for the summer will be announced at a later date.