Ruth Counter Dammann

Birth
Brighton, Adams County, Colorado, USA
Death 23 Nov 2004 (aged 89)
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 153678957 · View Source
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RUTH COUNTER DAMMANN

Age 89.

DEATH: November 23, 2004, Pueblo, Colorado.

BIRTH: January 20, 1915, in Brighton, Colorado, to Ben T. and Marguerite (nee Frink) Counter.

MARRIAGE: 1935, J.F. "Bud" Dammann.

PRECEDED IN DEATH by parents, husband "Bud" July 8, 2000, and siblings, Ben F. Counter and Helen Counter Shull.

AMONG SURVIVORS: Sons Julius "Jay" (Florence) Dammann of Pueblo and John "Jack" (Jo) Dammann of Colorado Springs, five grandchildren, Michael (Diane) Dammann of San Antonio, Texas, Karen (Kevin) Dammann Sausker of Centennial, Colorado, David (Wendi) Dammann of Pueblo, Ann (Lance) Moore of Aurora, Colorado, and Deborah (Craig) Mirkovich of Colorado Springs, five great-grandchildren Alex Dammann of San Antonio, William Dammann of Pueblo, Kyla and Kaleb Moore of Aurora and JJ Mirkovich of Colorado Springs.

EDUCATION: B.S. degree from Colorado A&M (now CSU Fort Collins) in 1949 and her M.A. degree from Colorado College in 1959.

SCHOOL TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL in Pueblo School District 60 for 25 years. Taught fifth grade, junior high mathematics, first grade. Principal of Central Grade School, retiring in 1972.

MEMBER: USC (now CSU-Pueblo) Foundation Board, past member of the McClelland Children's Foundation Board and a life member of Salvation Army Advisory Board. Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary society of women educators. NEA life member, a member of P.E.O. Chapter CI, Kappa Alpha Theta and the Half Century Club of the Pueblo Country Club.

AWARDS: Delta Kappa Gamma's Omega State Citation of Merit in 1981 and Beta Chapter's Woman of the Year Award in 2001.

DAMMANNS endowed scholarships through the USC (CSU-Pueblo) Foundation and the PCC Foundation.

PASTIMES: Saturday night dinners with friends. Lunches with the "Lunch Bunch."

NO VIEWING, per her request.

CREMATION: Montgomery & Steward crematorium.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at First Presbyterian Church, 10th & Court Streets. A reception will follow the services.


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  • Created by: Pauline Annette DiSipio
  • Added: 13 Oct 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 153678957
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