Ruth Olive Nuxall

06/10/1921 — 01/28/2006

From Richland, WA, US | Born in Lostine, Oregon

Ruth Olive Nuxall

Ruth O. Nuxall , 84, of Enterprise Oregon, passed away Saturday, January 28, at the home of her son, Stanley L. Nuxall, in Richland, WA. Her son, daughter-in-law, and sister were by her side.

Ruth was born at home to Oliver and Maude Wood on June 10, 1921, in Lostine, OR. After graduating from high school Ruth attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR.

She met and married Leo George Nuxall in 1940. The couple moved to Walla Walla, WA n 1945. On October 17, 1961, Leo Nuxall passed away. Ruth moved to Pendleton, OR in January 1963. She was married to Clarence Mike Nuxall on September 13, 1963. Mike passed away March 8, 1982.

Ruth was an employee of Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Company in Walla Walla and Pendleton until her retirement on February 7, 1978. Following her retirement, she returned to Enterprise, OR to make her home. Ruth was a member of the Catholic Church, Communications Workers of America, Oregon Telephone Pioneers, Franklin Mint Collection Society, and VFW Auxiliary. For the last three winters she resided with her son and daughter-in-law in Richland, W A.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husbands, Leo and Mike Nuxall; three half sisters; and two half brothers.

Ruth is survived by are her son, Stanley L. Nuxall and his wife Sandra; grandson, Stanley L. Nuxall Jr.; granddaughter, Treah and her husband Scott Pierce; one great-grandchild, Kylie Pierce; sister, Norma Goodale, and several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Ruth's wishes, her body was cremated and no funeral services will be held. Her ashes will be brought to Enterprise, OR in the spring.

The family requests that those who wish to remember the deceased, may contribute to the Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice, 2108 W. Entiat, Kennewick, WA 99336.

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  • Stan, I am so sorry to hear about you mom. I think about all of you often, whenever I see Dave I ask about how you all are doing. Hopefully you and Sandra can get to Walla Walla some time I would love to see you. I often think of the fun we had at Pizza Pete and when I was able to go hunting with you.

    My deepest sympathy to all of you


    Richard and Mary Odem
    November 4, 2014
    Walla, Walla, WA, US
  • Stan and Sandy,I was so surprised to read of your mom”s passing.I was looking up Fran Rish, as I heard from a friend he had just died and there was your dear mom.Know we are thinking about you all and you are in our prayers.Much love to your whole family. Nan and Roger

    Nan Billeter
    November 4, 2014
    Spokane, WA, US
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