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Mrs. Ruth Marsman, age 96, of Grand Rapids, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 19, 2010. She was a member of Orchard Hills Reformed Church and a 1932 graduate of Union High School. Ruth helped her husband who was the founder of Marsman Construction which is now operated by her sons. She and Harold were the patriarchs of a family that believed in the love of God, had excellent work ethics, and took pride in family togetherness. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Harold on November 25, 1992, her daughter, Doris Jean Marsman, her son, Leon and his wife Gail. She is survived by her loving children, Bruce and Karen Marsman of Cedar Springs, Wayne and Kathy Marsman of Rockford, Ross and Kathy Marsman of Rockford, Owen and Karla Marsman of Belmont; 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren with the anticipated arrival of one more. Her family would like to thank the caregivers of Covenant Village for the love, care, and compassion given to Ruth.