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Leona Ann Ruszkowski

March 1, 1934 ~ September 20, 2022 (age 88)
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Obituary

Ruszkowski, Leona Ann - Age 88, of Swartz Creek, died September 20, 2022. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Sunday, September 25 at The Rock Church, 11400 Linden Rd. Fenton (The original church on the East side of Linden Road). Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Saturday, September 24 at Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 6063 Fenton Rd., Grand Blanc; and from 12 PM Sunday, September 25 until the time of the service at the church. Burial will be held Monday, September 26 at Great Lakes National Cemetery 4200 N. Belford Rd. Holly. Leona was born March 1, 1934 in Franklin, NC, the daughter of Lem Garvison Rice and Bertha Mae (Welch) Rice. She married Roman Chester "Ray" Ruszkowski on August 27, 1952, he preceded her in death on August 15, 2010. Leona worked as a mail sorter for 16 years for The United States Postal Service in Flint before retiring in 1986. She was a former member of Great Lakes Baptist Temple. There she was a Sunday School Teacher, Choir Member, and cooked for the church. Leona loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mom showed the joy of the Lord on her face, singing praises to him. She asked everyone if they knew Jesus as their Savior. Leona is survived by her children, Gloria (Gary) Preger of El Paso, TX, Patricia (Harold) Smith of Gladwin, Steve (Cyndy) Ruszkowski of Grand Blanc, Robin (Bill) Andrews of Swartz Creek; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; sister, Janet Walker of Franklin, NC; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband;  granddaughter, Aerial; granddaughter-in-law, Staci Yax; 3 brothers, Virgil Rice, Paul Rice and Coburn Rice. Tributes may be shared on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 24, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road
Grand Blanc, MI 48507

Visitation
Saturday
September 24, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road
Grand Blanc, MI 48507

Visitation
Sunday
September 25, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Rock Church
11400 Linden Rd.
Fenton, MI 48430

Funeral Service
Sunday
September 25, 2022

1:00 PM
The Rock Church
11400 Linden Rd.
Fenton, MI 48430

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