|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1922|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 2013|
Big Horn County
Myrtle "Ruth" Davies of Lovell, WY passed away at New Horizon Care Center June 16, 2013 at the age of 91. She was our Beloved Wife, Devoted Mother, Loving Grandmother, Delightful Aunt, and Lifelong Friend. Ruth was born to Clarence Albert Sapp and Hazel Green Sapp in Deer Trail, CO on February 18, 1922.
Ruth grew up in Colorado and Missouri. Times were hard with the Depression, Dust Bowl, unemployment and great changes to their way of life – horses to automobiles, tractors, electricity, indoor plumbing, gas-powered washing machine.
Ruth married Neil Davies December 20, 1940 in Longmont, CO a marriage of 72 years. They lived in Longmont, CO; Lovell, WY; Bayard, NE and Loveland, CO while working for Great Western Sugar Company before retiring to Lovell, WY where they built their own log home which has been loved by family and friends.
Ruth and Neil are parents to four children: Raymond Davies, Glynn Davies (deceased), Janice Fink, Myrl Davies. Ruth was an amazing homemaker, mother, grandmother. Her gift to her children and grand-children was her example of unconditional love for all.
Ruth loved ice cream, rolling down hills with her grand-children, hiking, mountain climbing, camping, flowers, just being with her greatest love, Neil. She enjoyed crafts and sewing. She created many memorable heirloom quilts which her family and friends cherish.
With eleven grand-children and twenty-two great-grandchildren, Ruth was always happiest when all the family could be together and she loved each one unconditionally.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her five brothers, a son, Glynn Davies, a grandson, Joel Davies, a great grand-daughter, Lori Shaklee.
She is survived by her children Raymond Davies (Shara), Janet Davies daughter-in-law, Janice Fink (Richard), and Myrl Davies (Peggy).
Grand-children: Barbara Kramer (Shane), Lyn Shaklee (Don), Robin Serafini, Bob Lewis (Cary), Jed Davies (Meghan), Jill Davies-Dreith (Tory), Fred Fink, Kari Bousman (Cotton), Jamalee Messervy (Jason), Nick Davies (Wendy).
Great-grandchildren: Brandon Kramer, Corey Kramer, Desiree Shaklee, Kelly Lineweber, Sean Serafini, Joe Lewis, Michelle Lewis, Kylie Davies, Garrett Davies, Micah Dreith, Netaye Dreith, Alexis Fink, Peyson Fink, Jaylee Bousman, Miranda Bousman, Virginia Bousman, Natalie Messervy, Seth Messervy, Braydon Davies, Hadlee Davies
Great-great grandchildren: Jeanine Kramer, Colby Kramer, Devon Kramer, Reid Lewis, Raegan Lineweber
A memorial service is scheduled on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Lovell United Methodist Church, 15 Park Avenue, Lovell, WY 82431 officiated by Pastor Paula Morse. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Haskell Funeral Home, 605 East Main, Lovell, WY 82431.
You may honor her memory with a donation to one of the following:
United Methodist Church, 15 Park Avenue, Lovell, WY 82431
New Horizons Care Center Volunteers, c/o Janice Mangus, 1115 Lane 12, Lovell, WY 82421
Memorial contributions can be mailed to Haskell Funeral Home, PO Box 456, Lovell, WY 82431
Big Horn County
Maintained by: Lovell Cemetery
Originally Created by: Haskell Funeral Home
Record added: Jan 02, 2014
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