Baker City, Oregon
Ruth I. Lowery, 72, of Baker City, died Sept. 29, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
At her request there will be no services. Disposition was by cremation.
Mrs. Lowery was born Jan. 2, 1929, at Vienna, N.Y., to Ralph Jordan and Ethel Margaret Cooke) Parker. She received her education in upstate New York. In her early years with her husband she lived in various locations, and spent most of her years managing properties they owned. With her husband she settled in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. She traveled between Lake Havasu City and Baker City to be close to her daughter.
Mrs. Lowery loved to travel, enjoyed playing cards, socializing with family and friends, and was a very kind and loving woman who had a great personality and loved jokes. She was a wonderful cook.
Mrs. Lowery is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Steve Robertson of Medical Springs; a son, Allan Kentner of Alameda, Calif., son and daughter-in-law, James and Susan Milliman of Rome, N.Y., and a son, Gary Milliman of Camden, N.Y.; a brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and June Parker of Alameda, Calif., a brother, Joe Parker of Camden; a sister, Micki Kennerknecht of Lake Havasu City; 13 grandchildren, also great-grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Lowery was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one son.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars or a charity of one’s choice through Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 5, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor