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Surman, Ruby Stoykovich (6/19/1934 - 12/15/2008)

By Grand Rapids Press

Ruby (Stoykovich) Surman, who played for the Grand Rapids Chicks baseball team, died Monday at 74. Mrs. Surman was a switch-hitting catcher from 1953 for the Chicks, the final years of their existence in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Born in the Upper Peninsula town of Wells, Mrs. Surman was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene. She is survived by a brother, sister, four children, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice at Trillium Woods Chapel in Byron Center.

Contributed by: Mary Ann Parker
Submitted on: 12/19/2008
Copyright: Grand Rapids Press

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