Ruth Woolfe(1920 - 2014)

Ruth Esther Woolfe

January 28, 1920 - August 12, 2014

Ruth was born on January 28, 1920, in Edgemont, South Dakota. She married Lloyd C. Woolfe on April 13th, 1946 in Oregon City. Ruth graduated with a Bachelors degree from Oregon State University in 1945. She received her Masters from Oregon College Education in 1974. She was a special education teacher for Salem Public Schools, retiring after 25 yrs of teaching. She was a member and secretary of the Audubon Society. Ruth enjoyed beachcombing, birding, and traveling. Her most favorite thing was to be at the Coast and spending time with her family. She enjoyed teaching children to read when no one else could. She was kind, caring, understanding of people. She very much enjoyed helping others learn to be better people. She raised a wonderful family and enjoyed traveling the world. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd C. Woolfe. She is survived by her sons: Rick, Van, Greg, Lynn; grandchildren: Fauna, Alia, Kendra, Esje, Ryan, Andrew; great-grandchildren: Lilly, Jack, Molley, Dorian, Parker, Mason. A Graveside Service will be held at 3 p.m. Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 at Claggett Cemetery, Keizer, OR. Memorial contributions may given in her memory to Salem Audubon Society. Arrangements entrusted to Keizer Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services. For photos, memories and online condolences, please visit Ruth's memorial website at

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4365 River Road North Keizer, OR 97303
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Published in StatesmanJournal from Aug. 17 to Aug. 19, 2014