Kya Josephine Ruehle, 8, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at MyMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Kya was born in Saginaw on December 5, 2013, to Dustin Ruehle and Jennifer Pennell. She was a student at Pied Piper, enjoyed boating, fishing, racing, music, her pets, and most of all time she spent with family and friends around her.
Surviving are her parents, Jennifer (fiancé Keith Wagner) Pennell, Dustin Ruehle; brother, Jayton; grandparents, Debra and Jay Pennell, Linda Fisher, Dennis Ruehle; great grandmothers; aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Kya was preceded in death by a sister, Paislynn.
Visitation for Kya will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Monday, December 27, 2021, from 2 until the time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. with Rev. James Erickson officiating. Streaming will be available at www.bannanfuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be made to ACC for a scholarship that will be created in Kya’s memory.