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Ruth Ann Weis Stick Burgess

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Ruth Ann Weis Stick Burgess, 63, passed away Monday Dec. 14, 2009, in Alamogordo. She was born on Nov. 19, 1946 in Lamar, Colo. to Donna G. (McPherson) and Joseph Weis Sr.
Ruth attended Stanton County High School in Kansas, graduating on May 20, 1964. She went on to attend the Dominican School of Nursing, graduating on May 27, 1967. She graduated from the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology on Aug. 13, 1973. She worked as a nurse for thirty years, many of those years at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John; and sister, Joey.
Survivors include her husband Anthony "Tony" Burgess; daughters, Sonya and Tonya; brothers, Joe, Jim and Jerry; sister, Margaret; grandchildren, Connor, Ian and Faith; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Our Lady of the Light Catholic Church in La Luz with Father Bruce Hausfeld, celebrant. Inurnment will follow at Our Lady of the Light Catholic Cemetery.
The Burgess family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place locally at PCS.
Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation; 820 Davis St., Suite 520; Evanston, IL 60201-4448. Visit their website for a printable online form at
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 15, 2009 to Jan. 11, 2010
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