Passed away unexpectedly at her home in Port Alberni on Saturday, August 4, 2012, at 69 years of age.
She is predeceased by her parents; Carlos "Charles" and Ruth Falkenberg, as well as one sister.
Ruth is survived by her husband, Marvin, two children, Daniel and Tina Akland, as well as 9 brothers and sisters: Eric (Louise), William (Lynda), Rosalie (Gary), Corinne (Rudy), Ronald (Leda), Jean, Lillian, Allan (Kathy), Reg (Jeannette) and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Ruth was born in Argentina and moved to Port Alberni with her family as a young girl. Following her graduation, she moved away, got married and raised her family. Ruth and her husband moved back to Port Alberni to enjoy their retirement in 1998. A hard working and devoted mother and wife, Ruth will be dearly missed.
There will be no service by request. Cremation has taken place. Stories and condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.chapelofmemories.ca.
Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors, 250-723-3633