Ruth Elizabeth Prescott

Ruth Elizabeth Prescott

Birth
Highmore, Hyde County, South Dakota, USA
Death 20 Oct 1989 (aged 71)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 7
Memorial ID 17265498 · View Source
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Ruth Prescott was born April 1, 1918, to Alice Houghton Prescott and Joseph Prescott near Highmore, S.D. She moved with her family to Minnesota in 1922 living in Clayton Township before moving to Adams in 1960. She graduated from Adams High School in 1936.

She suffered a heart attack on October 6 and died of complications of pneumonia at St. Mary's Hospital on Friday morning, October 20, 1989.

For many years she faithfully and lovingly cared for her parents and sister besides being an active member of Little Cedar Church, taking an active part with its circles and L.C.W. activities. She was a helpful neighbor to many people.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, George and Martin. She is survived by two sisters, Lillie of Adams and Julia (Mrs. Lenus Ekstrand) of Messaula, Mt.; two sisters-in-law, Frieda Prescott of Adams and Florence Prescott; three aunts, Mrs. Hannah Carlson, Mrs. Tobie Osmundson and Mrs. Josie Erickson of Story City, Ia. and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

It was her wish that her body be donated to the Mayo Medical Foundation.

Memorial services were held Sunday, October 22 at Little Cedar Church at 2:00 p.m. at Adams with Pastor Donna Joseph officiating.


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  • Maintained by: Janet Stephenson
  • Originally Created by: K McAlister P
  • Added: 2 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17265498
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Elizabeth Prescott (1 Apr 1918–20 Oct 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17265498, citing Little Cedar Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .