Baker City, Oregon
Ruth F. Woodcock, 86, of Baker City died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.
A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 26, at Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel. Sister Kay Marie Duncan of Pathway Hospice officiated. A reception was held at the home of Woody and LaVelle Woodcock.
Ruth was born Aug. 31, 1917, at Weatherby to Charles and Martha (Meyers) Metsker. She lived her entire life in Baker County except for a period during World War II when the family lived in Vancouver, Wash. She married Sam Woodcock in June of 1936.
One of her greatest joys was helping people anytime help was needed. Family gatherings were also very special times for her. Ruth was a member of the Rebecca Lodge and the Methodist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Woody Woodcock and wife LaVelle and Bob Woodcock and wife Pam all of Baker City; two daughters, Marjorie Anderson and husband Andy of Park River, N.D. and Alpha Silver and Daryl Schuchardt of Baker City; grandchildren, Stan and Wendy Woodcock of Prescott, Ariz., Scott Woodcock of Nampa, Idaho, Steve and Janell Woodcock of Salem, Aisha and Brian Bushek of Molalla and Melody Woodcock of Baker City; great-grandchildren, Clay, Nathan, Danny, and Tyler Woodcock and Clarissa Bushek; step-grandchildren, Mark Patrick, Michelle Bergener, and Monica Patrick; and seven step great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pathway Hospice in care of Gray’s West & Company, P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, January, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor