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Ruth Edna Kirchner Adams
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1912
Death: Oct. 10, 1998

m: in 1935 in Yakima Co, WA

The Wenatchee World - Oct. 15, 1998

Ruth Edna Adams, 86, a resident of East Wenatchee for the past 29 years, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 1998 at Highline Convalescent Center in East Wenatchee. She was born on March 13, 1912 to Gus Adolph and Sadie (Koch) Kirchner at Walla Walla.

At a very young age, Ruth moved with her family to the lower Yakima Valley where she attended school and later graduated from Sunnyside High School. She married Roscoe "Doc" Adams on Aug. 31, 1935 at Yakima. They made their first home at Outlook. They later moved to Wenatchee for a short time and then back to the Lower Yakima Valley. At the start of the war they moved to Seattle and following the war moved back to the Wenatchee Valley. After her husband's death Ruth worked for the Chieftain Motel as a housekeeper and also for Parkside Manor in the laundry department. The majority of her time was spent being a devoted mother and homemaker to her three children.

Ruth loved gardening and was a member of the South Wenatchee Garden Club. She was also a member of the Miniature Club, collecting all kinds of miniatures. She enjoyed spending many hours playing cards with her friends at the Wenatchee Senior Center. She loved to travel and saw many sights throughout the Pacific Northwest.

She is survived by her son, Rich Adams of East Wenatchee, her two daughters, Sharon Roe also of East Wenatchee and Barbara Kiss of Spokane. Three grandchildren; Michael Zufall of Lake Wenatchee, Dustin Roe of Newport News, VA and Kevin Roe of East Wenatchee. Two sisters; Ethel Burns of Zillah and Grace Petersen of Willamina, OR. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe "Doc" Adams.

At Ruth's request, there will be no services, but for those friends that wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Wenatchee Senior Center.

Jones and Jones Funeral Directors are handling the arrangements. 
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  Roscoe Richard Adams (1912 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Memorial Park
East Wenatchee
Douglas County
Washington, USA
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Record added: Apr 05, 2009
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Ruth Edna <i>Kirchner</i> Adams
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