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Ruth Standing Packer
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1904
Fielding
Box Elder County
Utah, USA
Death: May 12, 1991
Utah, USA

Ruth Standing Packer, West Jordan, Utah, formerly of Tremonton, Utah, died Sunday, May 12, 1991, at Jordan Valley Holy Cross Hospital of a stroke.

She was born on August 27, 1904 in Fielding, Utah, a daughter of Leonard Wilford and Mary Emeretta Johnson Standing.

She was married to Richard Leon Packer on September 4, 1928, in Ogden, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized on September 5, 1957, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

She attended Fielding Elementary School and graduated from Bear River High School. She had lived in Ogden and moved back to Fielding in 1932. She moved to Tremonton in 1951 and to West Jordan, Utah in 1987.

She had cooked for thrashers and ranch hands and had worked as a clerk, cashier, and bookkeeper. She was employed at the Tremonton Library, retireing at age 62. She was a member of the Bear River Valley Hospital Volunteer Auxilary.

She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in the past as Primary Organist, YWMIA Teacher, Relief Society Visiting Teacher, and Relief Society Historian for 12 years.

Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Pauline and Spence A Dewey, Orofino, Idaho; one son, Don Packer, West Jordan, Utah; one niece, who was raised as a daughter and her husband, Barbara and Earl Winger, Bountiful, Utah; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one brother, Rulon Standing, Ogden, Utah.

She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Voncal Green Packer; two brothers and four sisters: Leonard, Barcley, Blanche. Mary and Myrtle.

Burial was held in the Fielding City Cemetery, Fielding, Utah. 
 
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 Parents:
  Leonard Wilford Standing (1863 - 1931)
  Mary Emmarette Johnson Standing (1871 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard Leon Packer (1901 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leonard A. Standing (1891 - 1960)*
  Barclay Jarvis Standing (1894 - 1944)*
  Irene Standing Hansen (1896 - 1943)*
  Mary Standing Anderson (1899 - 1922)*
  Myrtle Standing Cruise (1901 - 1988)*
  Ruth Standing Packer (1904 - 1991)
  Joseph Rulon Standing (1910 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fielding City Cemetery
Fielding
Box Elder County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Marc & Jackie LePage
Record added: Jul 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72983337
Ruth <i>Standing</i> Packer
Added by: Marc & Jackie LePage
 
Ruth <i>Standing</i> Packer
Added by: Marc & Jackie LePage
 
Ruth <i>Standing</i> Packer
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 Added: Oct. 3, 2012

- Marc & Jackie LePage
 Added: Oct. 19, 2011
 
 
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