Obituary for Ruben John Priest

Ruben John Priest

Birth Date: Feb. 2nd, 1933
Date Passed: Apr. 29th, 2021


Ruben John Priest age 88, of Ravenna, MI passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at home with his family by his side. Ruben was bron on February 2, 1933 in Lake Leelanau, MI. to the late Ernest and Isabelle (Kirt) Priest. He proudly served in the United States Navy. He married Aileen Mae (Steenberg) Priest on April 30, 1961 and she preceded him in death on November 25, 2013. Ruben is survived by 3 Sons: Randy (Janet) Priest of Muskegon, Dennis Priest of Grand Haven and Daniel (Jennie) Priest of Ohio. 2 Daughters: Pamela Jensen of Muskegon and Paula (Robert) Pawlick of North Muskegon. 3 Step Daughters: Karen Cole of Muskegon, Candice (Jack) Jensen of Spring Lake and Carleen Deanes of Grand Haven. Numerous grandchildren, great and great- great grandchildren. Funeral Services for Ruben will be conducted on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 11:00am at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Mi. with Pastor Don VanSlyke officiating. Burial will be in Ravenna Township Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home 1 hour prior to service. Memorials may be directed to: Harbor Hospice. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


10:00am to 11:00am


12:00pm on May. 8th, 2021 at
Ravenna Township Cemetery
Map/Directions to Ravenna Township Cemetery