La Grande, Oregon
Ruth Marie Cunningham, 86, of La Grande died at a local care center July 16. A celebration of life will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at the La Grande United Methodist Church.
Ruth was born April 18, 1920, to Arthur and Edith Bennett Miller in Belgrade, Neb. She was member of the United Methodist Church,VFW and the Wesleyan Circle.
She married Norman Ernst Cunningham July 13, 1942, in Santa Maria, Calif.
She enjoyed helping others.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Jan and Jerry Arnoldus of La Grande, sister Pauline Rieken of Emmett, Idaho, brothers Edward Miller of Seattle, Dale Miller of Yakima, Charles Miller of Idaho Falls, Idaho and Tom Miller of Rupert, Idaho, one granddaughter, two step-granddaughters and three step-great-grandsons.
Memoriala can be made to Grande Ronde Hospice or the United Methodist Church in care of Loveland Funeral Chapel 1508 Fourth St., La Grande 97850.
The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending July 22, 2006 – Published: July 27, 2006