Patricia A.  Ruth

Patricia A. Ruth

Sep 9, 1925 - Jul 7, 2008
Patricia A. Ruth of Riverton died on Monday, July 7, 2008, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. She was 82. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Kremmling, Colo. Patricia A. Johnson was born on Sept. 9, 1925, at the family home south of Stuart, Fla., the daughter of Wilbur and Agnes (Lahey) Johnson. She married Marian M. Ruth on Feb. 27, 1942, in Stuart, Fla. Mrs. Ruth was a homemaker, teacher, and businesswoman. She had lived in Riverton for the past 14 years, coming here after living in Ely, Nev., for four years. Prior to that, she had lived in Adair, Iowa, for six year, Granby, Colo., for two years, Kremmling, Colo., for nine years, Craig, Colo., for two years, Hotsulpher Springs, Colo., for 21 years, and for 25 years in Adair County, Iowa. She had been a member of the Catholic faith. Her family said Mrs. Ruth enjoyed doing crafts, hunting elk, deer, and birds, and loved to dance. She is survived by sons, Richard E. Ruth of Grand Junction Colo., and Martin F. Ruth of Riverton; five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Marion M. Ruth; brother, Francis Johnson; sisters, Helen Matheny, Mary Ruth, Kathleen Dolan, Betty Dill, and JoAnne Littler. On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: Local arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.