RUELLE, BARBARA M.; of Clarkston; formerly of Waterford; died December 7, 2014; at 83 years of age. Loving wife of the late Stephen Ruelle; beloved mother of Stephen (Sandy Thomley) Ruelle, Terry (John) Pietrzak, Craig Ruelle, and Anne (Tom) Coxen; grandmother of Deanna (Harry), Nicole (Tim) and Zachary; great grandmother of Hailey, Harrison, Hunter, Emerson and Henry; also survived by her loving companion, Donald Dewey. Barbara taught in the Waterford School District for 42 years. She retired in 1992 as principal of Jayno Adams Elementary. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University. As a lifelong learner she earned her master’s from Michigan State and had completed course work for a doctorate. Barbara was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority, she was a kind and generous giver who had many talents and enjoyed traveling the world. Funeral Mass Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Church, 5481 Dixie Hwy, Waterford. Interment follows Ottawa Park Cemetery, Clarkston. Family will receive friends Friday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. at COATS FUNERAL HOME – WATERFORD. Memorials may be made to the church. To send a condolence visit in Daily Tribune on Dec. 11, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 2 "Anne, Tom and Zach, Thinking of you all during this time and..."- Mary Aalsburg"George has good memories of the fun on Alhi. Our deepest..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Barbara Ruelle Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Barbara Ruelle Add a photo +