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Ruth Yvonne Martin Magoon
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1934
Custer County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 2011
Buffalo County
Nebraska, USA

Ruth Yvonne Magoon, 76, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Sunday, January 9, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. Ruth was born March 14, 1934 at Oconto, Nebraska to Clifford A. and Leota (L. (Flint) Martin.

Ruth was a 1951 graduate of Oconto High School and attended Kearney State Teacher's College where she received her teaching degree. She taught for one year at Park Valley School.

Ruth was united in marriage to Sidney A. Magoon on May 5, 1962, at Waukegan, Illinois while Sid was in the Navy. She devoted her time to raising her sons and traveling with Sid. She loved being with family and having family get-togethers. You could find her looking for treasures at garage sales, doing beautiful embroidery projects, reading and working in her garden. Ruth was a 40 year member of the Evangelical Free Church. She will be so missed.

Survivors are: sons: Randy (Debra) Adams of Cozad, Nebraska; Mike (fiance' Kathleen) Adams of Lexington, Nebraska; brother: Roger (Sharon) Martin of Oconto, Nebraska; sisters: Darlene (Verlouis) Forster of Smithfield, Nebraska; Violet "Vi" Eggleston of Oconto, Nebraska; Wanda (Bonnie) Eggleston of Oconto, Nebraska; Beulah Eggleston of Oconto, Nebraska; Virginia (Virgil) Coryell of Lexington, Nebraska; Four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Sidney in October of 2010; brother, Clifford Martin; brothers-in-law, Keith Eggleston, Don Eggleston and Ken Eggleston and Jim Davis; sister-in-law, Pearl Martin; nephews, Rodger Eggleston, Travis Eggleston, Joey Davis and Randy Messbarger and niece, Regina Araujo. 
Family links: 
  Clifford Alvin Martin (1902 - 1983)
  Leota Lucille Flint Martin (1909 - 1999)
  Sidney Andrew Magoon (1931 - 2010)
  Evelyn Martin (1925 - 1925)*
  Clifford Alfred Martin (1926 - 2008)*
  Violet L. Martin Eggleston (1927 - ____)*
  Richard Martin (1929 - 1929)*
  Wanda Martin Eggleston (1931 - ____)*
  Beulah Marguerite Martin Eggleston (1932 - 2014)*
  Ruth Yvonne Martin Magoon (1934 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section O, Site 520
Created by: CPR
Record added: Jan 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64072050
Ruth Yvonne <i>Martin</i> Magoon
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Ruth Yvonne <i>Martin</i> Magoon
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Ruth Yvonne <i>Martin</i> Magoon
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 Added: Jan. 11, 2011

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