William van Ruth

William van Ruth
Also known as: Bill
Date of birth: 13 June, 1943
Date of passing: 22 July, 2023

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of William ‘Bill’ van Ruth, who peacefully left us on 22nd July 2023 at the age of 80.

Devoted husband to Phill for an incredible 60 years.

Bill was a loving father and father-in-law to Lonnie and Julie van Ruth and Shane and Michelle van Ruth.

As ‘Opa,’ Bill was adored by his grandchildren and Great grandchildren Renee, Ryan, Mitchell, Jessica, Mellissa and Brooke, Jack and Safia.

May he find eternal peace and may his soul rest in serenity.

Funeral Notice

Funeral Details

The Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Mr William (Bill) van Ruth was held in the Mason Park Chapel, 95 Mason Street, Wangaratta on Friday August 4, 2023 at 2pm.

Private cremation preceded this Service.

Service Booklet

Merilyn Bilston shared

Such a wonderful caring friend.
Rest in Eternal Peace
Love Merilyn Bilston and family

Sign the Book for William van Ruth

  1. Merilyn Bilston
  1. Barb & Bruce Woodward. RIP Bill
  2. Jill Waller (née Tanner)
  3. Adrian & Lesley Kiker
  4. Maureen Doig (Bourke)
  5. Noel & Trish Peters
  6. Mick &Eileen Conroy
  7. Marc, Michelle, Amelia, Charlotte and Matilda bongers
  8. Sean&Jennifer Conroy
  9. Toos & Twan
  10. John and Joslyn Bosch
  11. John & Rosalyn Ackroyd
  12. Bill & Leisha
  13. Bob and Gerrie Versteegen
  14. Merilyn Bilston
  15. Bruce & Thelma
  16. Anna & Stuart Russell
  17. Wendy Sanders & George Hume
  18. Frank & Maria Bevacqua
  19. Suzanne & John Lyten
  20. Gary & Marg Ashmead
  21. Ern & Mary
  22. Daryl and Dianna Britton
  23. Mick & Jodi Littel
  24. Vivienne, Mark, Tiana & Eden Felmingham
  25. Fiona, Will and Molly van Bree
  26. Fred Zeinstra
  27. Jessica Vanbree