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Ruth Ann Bont, 67, of Traverse City, passed away March 26, 2017 at her home. Ruth Ann was born on Oct. 15, 1949 in Muskegon to the late Elsworth Edgar and Ruth Gladys (Carlson) Bont.
Ruth Ann was a strong, independent and caring nurse. She was very patient, accepting and kind. She was a good friend to all.
Ruth Ann was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth.
Ruth Ann is survived by her daughters, Lori Lynn Mayette and Lisa Marie Mayette; best friend and partner, David W. Walker; father, Elsworth Bont; sisters, Patricia Sandoval and Mary Lou (Reginald) Workman; brother, Timothy Dale Bont; grandson, Nicholas Laird; and great-grandchildren, Bennet Laird and Zachary (Bucket) Finkel.
Ruth Ann's family will celebrate her life privately.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in care of Lisa Mayette at Chemical Bank, 625 S. Garfield Ave., Traverse City, MI 49686.
Please visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com to share your condolences with the family.
The family is being cared for by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on March 31, 2017
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