Louise Collier (1920 - 2015)

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Louise (Ruthstrom) Collier, 95, of DuBois, Pa., died Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
The daughter of Ruben John Ruthstrom and Hester Mary (Fuller) Ruthstrom Hurd, she was born on Sept. 4, 1920, in Glen Campbell, Pa.
After graduation from high school, Louise attended beauty school and modeling school.
During her professional career as a beautician, she owned and operated her own beauty shop in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Louise was an active member of the Treasure Lake Interdenominational Church in DuBois, Pa.
She married her late husband, Frederick Collier, on Oct. 4, 1951. They shared over 43 years of marriage when he passed away on May 20, 1995.
Louise is survived by her daughter, Carlene Coury of Benicia, Calif.; her two grandsons, Michael Coury of American Canyon, Calif., and Harrison Coury of West Covina, Calif.; her three sisters: Bernice McWilliams of Cambridge, Ohio, Alice Tripodi of DuBois, Pa., and Linda Elbel of Chambersburg, Pa.; and brother-in-law, George Wilkins of Punxsutawney, Pa.
Louise was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, William "Buddy" Ruthstrom and two sisters, Mabel Ankeny and Virginia "Tootie" Wilkins.
Family and friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, at the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd., 18944 Rte 286 Hwy E., Hillsdale, PA, where a 1 p.m. funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, officiated by Pastor Richard Whitaker. Interment at Burnside Cemetery in Burnside, Pa.
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Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 20, 2015