La Grande, Oregon
Ruth Viola Caton, 96, of La Grande, died Oct. 29, 2001, at the Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande.
There will be a private family service.
Mrs. Caton was born on June 11, 1905, to William and Hulda A. Stephens Callahan at Burr Oak, Kan. She married Glenn L. Caton on Nov. 21, 1948, in Montana.
Mrs. Caton enjoyed traveling in her RV and spent winters in Arizona. She also spent time doing yard work and enjoyed shopping. Special times were spent with her grandchildren.
She was an apartment manager at Tigard where she lived. She moved to La Grande on July 5 of this year.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Ona Smith of Sumpter; daughter, Carla Smith of Tigard; four grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers.
Loveland Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 2, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor