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Ruth Lorrain Wood (Miller)

February 28, 1923 - November 3, 2012

A graveside service will take place at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Lebanon.

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Ruth Lorrain Wood, 89, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Washburn, Wisconsin to Addarial C. and Etta May (Hughbanks) Miller.

Ruth graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1941. She married Donald Wood in 1942. Together they raised their four children in several locations around Oregon before returning to Sweet Home in 1973. After her husband’s death, Ruth worked at Lebanon Hospital, and then retired from White’s Electronics.

She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, and quilting.

Ruth was loved by all and will be missed. A special thanks to son Patrick Wood and his wife, Teri Wood, for making it possible for Ruth to live independently for the last years of her life.

She is survived by: her children, Dixie Stires (and her husband, John), Ray Wood (and his wife, Wanda), and Patrick Wood (and his wife, Teri); sister, Lois Hill; nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Wood, in 1977 and daughter, Glenda Muller, in 2007.

A graveside service will take place at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Lebanon.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.