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Ruth Foster Phelps McQuiston
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1915
Bluffdale
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2001
Clinton (Davis County)
Davis County
Utah, USA

Ruth McQuiston, age 86, passed away, Oct. 31, 2001 in Clinton Utah.

She was born on Sept. 5, 1915, in Bluffdale, Utah to George Frederick Phelps and Zina Mae Butterfield. On June 2, 1943, Ruth married Irvine Homer McQuiston, in Elko Nevada. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as a Sunday School teacher for over 35 years, she loved little children. She served as a Temple worker at the Salt Lake Temple for over 30 years. She had a deep love for the Salt Lake Temple. Her favorite saying was; "Families are forever in the sight of our Heavenly Father". She was a very loving, and caring person.

She is survived by her sister, Faye Putnam, Layton, UT; children, Ruth Ann (Don) Harmon, Roy, UT; Joy (Steve) Jacobson, Clearfield, UT; Cora (Larry) McCurdy, Draper, UT; Donna (Jim) Ovenden, Salt Lake City, UT; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grand children. Preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Bertha Faye; and son, Irvin McQuiston.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 5, 2001 at 12 Noon at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 S Highland Dr., where friends may call on Sunday from

6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the services. Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

Published Nov. 3, 2001 in the Deseret Newspaper 
 
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 Parents:
  George Frederick Phelps (1872 - 1955)
  Zina May Butterfield Phelps (1881 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Irvine Homer McQuiston (1913 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Bertha Fay McQuiston (1950 - 1951)*
 
 Siblings:
  Fredrick Leo Phelps (1898 - 1968)*
  Rosella Phelps Mines (1900 - 1990)*
  Clyde Burdette Phelps (1902 - 1956)*
  Gladys Alberta Phelps Connelly (1904 - 1950)*
  Wilford Everett Phelps (1906 - 1987)*
  Zina Merle Phelps Jensen (1908 - 1994)*
  Vera Elizabeth Bean (1910 - 1992)*
  Ruth Foster Phelps McQuiston (1915 - 2001)
  Orval Kemp Phelps (1917 - 1978)*
  Fay Ila Phelps Putnam (1920 - 2004)*
  George Newell Phelps (1924 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: jimi
Record added: May 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37377072
Ruth Foster <i>Phelps</i> McQuiston
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Ruth Foster <i>Phelps</i> McQuiston
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Ruth Foster <i>Phelps</i> McQuiston
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Aunt Ruth, you always were excited about the family and geneology. We're still working on it.
- Jimaleen
 Added: May. 23, 2009
 
 
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