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Alma I. Ruse
December 31, 1919 August 9, 2009


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.


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