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Ruth Harriet Alsdorf
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1908
Horton
Brown County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1987
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Ruth was born to Fred and Katie Alsdorf in Kansas, but moved with her parents to Denison, Texas as an infant when her father went to work as a boilermaker for the railroad. When Ruth was in her last years of high school, the family moved to Ottumwa, Iowa. She graduated from Ottumwa High School in 1925.

Ruth worked as a telephone operator and was a supervisor for Northwestern Bell for 33 years. She was an accomplished pianist in her younger years. She was also known in the family for her beautiful crochet work.

Ruth moved to Arizona in the late 1950s, as her parents moved there after their retirement. She worked for the Biltmore Hotel group as a phone operator and desk clerk, spending her winters at the Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona and her summers at the hotel in Jackson Hole, Wyoming before retiring. She died from lung cancer in 1987.

Ruth had 2 younger sisters and 4 younger brothers:
---Izetta Elizabeth Alsdorf (1909-1996)
---Louis Morton Alsdorf (1910-1912)
---Frederick Marks Alsdorf (1912-1982)
---Julius Robert Alsdorf (1915-1982)
---Mary Rosalie Alsdorf Brockman (1918-1993)
---Albert Jacob Alsdorf (1920-2011)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Louis Alsdorf (1884 - 1977)
  Katherine Dorothy Marks Alsdorf (1884 - 1974)
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Harriet Alsdorf (1908 - 1987)
  Izetta Elizabeth Alsdorf (1909 - 1996)*
  Louis Morton Alsdorf (1910 - 1912)*
  Julius Robert Alsdorf (1915 - 1982)*
  Mary Rosalie Alsdorf Brockman (1918 - 1993)*
  Albert Jacob Alsdorf (1920 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Acres Memorial Park
Scottsdale
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: Tamara Brockman Foran
Record added: Jan 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104433438
Ruth Harriet Alsdorf
Added by: Tamara Brockman Foran
 
Ruth Harriet Alsdorf
Added by: Tamara Brockman Foran
 
Ruth Harriet Alsdorf
Added by: Tamara Brockman Foran
 
 
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