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Ruth D Fagner Trask

Newark, Wayne County, New York, USA
Death 14 Mar 2012 (aged 80)
Overbrook, Osage County, Kansas, USA
Burial Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 86866190 · View Source
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Ruth D. Trask, age 80, of Overbrook, KS., died March 14, 2012. Ruth was born April 9, 1931, in Newark, NY, the daughter of Herman and Sarah (Fremouw) Fagner.

She went to grade school and high school in Phelps, NY. and graduated with the class of 1949. While primarily a stay at home mom she worked several part time jobs over the years. She was a certified stenographer.

Ruth was united in marriage to Richard C. Trask on September 1, 1956, in Phelps, NY. Richard's job had the family moving from time to time. They moved from NY to Oklahoma City back to NY and then settled in Kansas 26 years ago. Richard died in 1985.

While living in NY Ruth was active in the NY State Women's Bowling Association, and the National Grange. She enjoyed dancing and cooking. She had a great love of the Lord until the very end of her life. She was an incredibly strong woman, but was full of forgiveness and grace. She was never without a smile and a kind word for all. She was an avid reader, full of mischief and a dedicated friend.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 17, 2012, 4 PM at the Carbondale Church of Christian Fellowship. Inurnment will be at a later date in Resthaven Cemetery in Phelps, NY. The family will accept visitors at the church from 2 PM until 4PM.

Survivors include a son, Bob Trask and wife June, Topeka, KS, three daughters; Beth Symonds and husband Gary, Phelps, NY, Barb Huiras and husband Craig, Morgan, MN, Patty McCain and husband Mark, Overbrook, KS, 15 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by a daughter, Jody Pollot, a grandson, Rusty Symonds, great-grandchildren Heath and Heather Mangum, her parents, and two brothers Harold and Herman Fagner.

The family suggests Memorials be made to the Appanoose Baptist Church and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS. Online condolences may be left at

Published 3/16/2012
lamb Roberts funeral home, Ottawa Kansas




  • Created by: Jack Chillcott
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86866190
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth D Fagner Trask (9 Apr 1931–14 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86866190, citing Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Jack Chillcott (contributor 47209402) .