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Mrs. Kathryn (Ruehs) Metzger, age 89, of Grand Rapids, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 14, 2010. She was a 1939 graduate of Caledonia High School and a very involved member of St. James Lutheran Church where she was confirmed in 1942. Kathryn sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, and was a member of the Dorcas Society. For a while, she worked as a Certified Nurses Aide. Kathryn was really proud of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. In her free time she liked to crochet. Kathryn is survived by her husband, Walter; children, Suellen and Darrell Pfannkuch of Grand Rapids, David and Linda Ruehs of Belmont, Barbara and Dennis Hoek of Belmont, Patricia Ann and Douglas Bruin of Grand Rapids, Paul Ruehs of Rockford, Marilyn and Dale Zimmerman of Rockford, Nancy and Kelly McQuate of Belmont; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren with the anticipated arrival of one more; sister, Mrs. Barbara Gillin; brother, Jim and Ann Porritt; sister-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Porritt; brother-in-law, Jerry Adams; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gilbert Ruehs on March 30, 1976, her twin infant sons, Michael and Joseph, and brother, Kenneth.