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RING, Alden Teel
RING - Alden Teel Of Grand Rapids, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Glenda Kay Ring. He is survived by his children, Christopher Ring of Austin, TX, Keven Ring of Brookfield, VT, Laura (Todd) Kapitula of Grand Rapids, MI, Joshua (Kerry) Ring of Buffalo NY, Lyle (Jennifer) Ring of Alexandria, VA and Priscilla (Kenneth) VanderVeer of Silver Spring, MD; 10 grandchildren and his devoted dog, Fluffy. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Pauline Ring; sisters, Nancy Fenn and Katherine Rickettson. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Alden was a professional musician who spent 23 years as a cellist with The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. He also enjoyed sailing and spending time with his dogs. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 30, at Zaagman Memorial Chapel at 2:00 PM. Reverend Colleen Squires will be officiating. Friends may meet with family on Tuesday, September 29, from 6-8 at ZAAGMAN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 2800 Burton St. SE. Contributions may be made to Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra and All Souls Community Church of Grand Rapids.