Ruthann LaJoice, age 63, of 411 South 14th Street; Escanaba, died Monday, April 26th, 2004 at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba following a brief illness.
Ruthann was born October 5th, 1940 in St. Ignace, MI, the daughter of Elmer and Madeline (Wisner) Johnston, was raised in the St. Ignace area and was a graduate of the St. Ignace High School.
She has lived in Escanaba for the last 24 years, relocating from the St. Ignace area in June of 1980. She married David E. LaJoice July 3rd, 1982 and he survives. Ruthann was employed at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba as a cook for 23 years, retiring, in 2003.
In her leisure, she enjoyed watching sports on television, including golf, baseball, and NASCAR. In addition, she also liked to sew.