Mr. Basil H. Ruhl, age 72, died Wednesday, November 7, 2001. He was born in Palmyra, MI on May 17, 1929 to George W. & Gertrude L. Maloney Ruhl. Mr. Ruhl served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War & had been employed as the Manager at the Pontaluna Country Club Bar. He was an avid golfer & was especially proud that he had golfed with President Eisenhower & his son David while he was stationed in Puerto Rico at Ramey Field. He also had a musical group & played the drums at several clubs in the Western Michigan area. He was a 32nd degree Mason & was inducted into the Saladin Shrine Temple at the same time as President Ford.
2 brothers, George L. Ruhl of Norton Shores & Neil R. Ruhl of Findley, OH; aunt, Carol E. Smith of Toledo, OH; cousin, Dana K. Slepsky of Dearborn, MI; several nieces & nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Ruhl will be held at a later date in Ohio.
Clock Funeral Home-Muskegon
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