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Ruth M. Irwin Bates
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1913
Coulee City
Grant County
Washington, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1999
Grand Coulee
Grant County
Washington, USA

She was married to Eugene A. Bates (1923-1995)

Wenatchee World - Sep 10, 1999

Ruth Bates, 86, of Electric City, died Monday, Sept. 6, 1999, in the Coulee Community Hospital in Grand Coulee.

She was born March 30, 1913 in Coulee City to Arthur and Edith (Withers) Irwin. Ruth was a daughter of the early settlers of the Del Rio area, where she grew up on a cattle ranch. The majority of her life was spent in Coulee.

Survivors include her son and his wife, Richard and Shirley Larson of Bainbridge Island; one sister, Jean Franks of Seattle; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was affectionately called "Grandy" by grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Walter, three sisters, Winifred Carr, Alice Zinn and Peggy Salters; two brothers, Robert Irwin and Arden Irwin, her husbands, Richard Larson, Pete Dumas and Gene Bates.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999 at 2 p.m. in the Strate Funeral Home Chapel in Grand Coulee. Burial will follow in the Spring Canyon Cemetery.

(Obit provided by Teresa)
Social Security Death Index

Name: Ruth M. Bates
SSN: 534-22- ____
Last Residence: 98801 Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States of America
Born: 30 Mar 1913
Died: 6 Sep 1999
State (Year) SSN issued: Washington (Before 1951)
Spring Canyon Cemetery
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Jul 30, 2007
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Ruth M. <i>Irwin</i> Bates
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Ruth M. <i>Irwin</i> Bates
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 Added: Dec. 14, 2008

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