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Rev Peter James Ruder

Rev Peter James Ruder

Death 28 Apr 1958 (aged 77–78)
Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA
Burial Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 177500524 · View Source
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First Name: Peter James
Last Name: Ruder
Date Of Death: 28 Apr 1958
Age: 78
Gender: Male
Mother Name: Theresa
Batch Id: 281702
Batch Locality: Washington, United States
Death Place: Pasco, Franklin, Washington

Ex-Minister Dies In Pasco

PASCO - Funeral services for the Rev. Peter Ruder, 78, of Pasco, a former pastor of Zion Congregational church at Ritzville, were conducted Wednesday afternoon at the First Congregational church in Pasco. Rev. Ruder died at his home in Pasco Monday morning.

He was a native of Germany and came to America in his youth. After graduation from Chicago Theological seminary in 1917, he was ordained into the ministry.

The former Adams county pastor since had served German Congregational churches in the midwest and west coast areas for more than 44 years. From 1941 to 1951 he was pastor of the Ritzville church. He retired in 1951 from the active ministry and had made his home in Pasco since then.

Surviving are his wife, Emma Dora; three daughters, Mrs. Willard Meininger of Sacramento, Calif.; Mrs. George Gackle of Minneapolis, Minn.; and Mrs. Margaret Lorain of Pasco; eight grandchildren and a brother, Joe Ruder of Minn-eapolis.

Ritzville Journal Times May 1, 1959

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 177500524
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Peter James Ruder (1880–28 Apr 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177500524, citing City View Cemetery, Pasco, Franklin County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Arthur Allen Moore III (contributor 46828136) .