Sublimity – Alma,
89, died Sunday in Sublimity. She was born in Hilmar, CA. and
lived most of her life in the central valley the last 2 in
Sublimity, Oregon. Alma lived in Delhi where she and her
husband owned and operated Delhi Garage for 11 years, later she
and her husband Pastored at the Assembly of God Church in
Livingston where she was the church pianist. Alma later was a
member of the Assembly of God Church in Sacramento. She worked
as a clerk for S& H green stamps for numerous years.
Alma enjoyed sewing
and quilting, and made quilts for all of her children and
grandchildren. She also enjoyed music, especially
playing the piano, dominoes and playing games.
She married Clarence
Ruse on September 29, 1940 in Concord, CA., he preceded her in
death in 2001. Alma is survived by her daughters: Leona Noe of
Lyons, Oregon and Sharon Pennington of Canoga Park, CA. 7 –
grandchildren, 14 – great-grandchildren and 1
great-great-granddaughter, she was preceded in death by 3
brothers and 5 sisters.
Funeral services will
be Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 10:00 AM at East Lawn Mortuary
in Elk Grove, CA. and interment will be in East Lawn Memorial
Park in Elk Grove, CA.. Arrangements by North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.