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 Ruth Genevieve <I>Porter</I> Clason

Ruth Genevieve Porter Clason

Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
Death 25 Mar 2005 (aged 74)
Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
Burial Myrtle Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 79482805 · View Source
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Parents: John and Beatrice (Peck) Porter.

At a young age their family came to the Salem, Oregon, area where she attended schools at Stayton.

She was united in marriage to Stuart Clayson on May 7, 1947.

The early 1960s brought them to the Myrtle Creek, Oregon, area. For approximately 30 years they owned and operated the Clayson Mini-Mill 9 miles out on South Myrtle Road. Besides raising and caring for her family she performed all the office work for the mill.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Stuart in 1989; a brother, Jack Porter; sister, Jeanie Ripp; and granddaughter, Angela Moore.

She is survived by her daughter, Jeanie and her husband, Bud Moore and son, Jim Clayson, all of Myrtle Creek; son, Jerry and his wife, Ann of Trail, Oregon; Jeannette and her husband, Don Powell of Fortine, Montana; and 16 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 28 at 2 p.m. at the IOOF Cemetery in Myrtle Creek, Oregon, with Reverend Stanley Brown of the First Baptist Church of Myrtle Creek officiating.

(Obit published in the Roseburg, OR "The News-Review" on March 27, 2005.)

Note: The obit misspelled her surname. The original death notice of 26 Mar. 2005 spelled it correctly. Thanks to "Aunt-Tea" for the updating info.

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  • Created by: J.D. Larimore
  • Added: 28 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79482805
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Genevieve Porter Clason (13 Apr 1930–25 Mar 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79482805, citing Myrtle Creek IOOF Cemetery, Myrtle Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J.D. Larimore (contributor 47030633) .