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Ruth Ferris Young Dobberstein
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1923
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2012
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

Long-time resident of Henderson, Ruth Dobberstein, 89, passed away at midnight Sept. 10, 2012. She was born Ruth Ferris Young, in Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1923, to Robert Ferris Young and Ruth Patterson Young. She had two brothers and one sister.

Her brother, Calvin, predeceased her.

She is survived by her brother, Robert Young of Holland, Pa., and Harriett Cornelius of Fond Du Lac, Wis.

Ruth married the love of her life during World War II in 1943 and enjoyed 61 years together with her husband, Herbert Dobberstein, who passed away in April 2005.

Ruth was a resident of Henderson since 1960 and was a founding member of the Henderson Presbyterian Church and served both as an elder, deacon and a member of the choir.

In addition to being active with the Presbyterian churches in Las Vegas, Green Valley, and Henderson, she was a volunteer with St. Rose, at the De Lima and Sienna hospital campuses, for the past 30 years and provided over 15,000 hours of help.

Ruth was also a member of Eastern Star for the past 40 years and loved to play golf and video poker.

She leaves behind two children, Cynthia Cummings of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Eric Dobberstein of Henderson. She also had eight grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
 
 
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  Herbert Emil Dobberstein (1923 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Boulder City
Clark County
Nevada, USA
Plot: U-0277
 
Created by: HistoryLove
Record added: Sep 16, 2012
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