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EVELYN RUTH THOMPSON

1920-2009

A Graveside Service for Evelyn Ruth Thompson, 89, of Chico, will be conducted on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. in Chico Cemetery. Public viewing will be at Brusie Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2010.

She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. Ruth was born February 5, 1920 in Ames, Iowa to Dan and Nettie Myers.

In 1939 she married August Thompson of Iowa. Together they made their way West and settled in Chico. Ruth was a dedicated foster parent and daycare provider for over 30 years. She was a member of the Church on the Esplanade.

She was preceded in death by her husband, August and their children, Eleanor Ann, Gerald Eugene and Sally Marie. Ruth is survived by her sons, Richard, Dennis and Mario Thompson and daughter, Mary Viera. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home. Online condolences can be sent to the family online at www.brusiefh.com.

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Jan. 2, 2009
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