Online Obituaries for the Troy, Royal Oak, Clawson & Shelby Township MI Area

Eugene R. Rutkoski

June 28, 1936 - July 04, 2017

Online Obituaries for the Troy, Royal Oak, and Clawson, Michigan area.

Eugene Richard "Gene" Rutkoski passed away on July 4th at home surrounded by his loving family. Gene is survived by his loving wife Marilyn. Married November 25, 1961. They have 3 children. Janet Rutkoski, David  (Lisa), Elizabeth  (Dean) Lewis. 10 loving grandchildren, Michael, Matthew, Stephen, Eric, Fran, Caitlin, Corinn, Jeff, Brandon and Hannah.  Preceeded in death by his parents Cecil and Katherine.Gene is a  Veteran of the U.S.Army and played football for them. He then went on to become a lieutenant for the City of Royal Oak fire department,  where he served the community for 33 years , doing a job that he truly loved and made many lasting friendships, he was known by many as "Rut".  Gene and Marilyn spent  many wonderful years going Up north to their place in Harrietta. Gene loved being up north spending time snowmobiling, riding his tractor and putzing in his pole barn. Every November as hunting season approached  Dad, David, Kevin and Gil would head up for deer camp a.k.a. "camp eugene".  Gene was loved by many for his wit and humor and will be dearly missed but never forgotten.

Funeral Information

An 11am Funeral Service will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Gramer Funeral Home 705 N. Main St Clawson, MI 48017 248 435 9010. Visitation Friday 2pm to 5pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home.


Visitation:  Gramer Funeral Home

Service:  Gramer Funeral Home

Eugene R. Rutkoski


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Thanks to all the Gramer staff for the beautiful job you did for our family. We are so happy we chose you as the funeral home. You were all so nice and comforting during our time of grief.