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Ruth Sykes

Fort Benton - Ruth Vestal was born in the Big Sandy area 90 years ago and passed away at Peace Hospice in Great Falls on Monday, June 11th. Educated as an RN, Ruth moved to Fort Benton where she met her future husband, Clair Sykes. They raised four children in Fort Benton where they worked together building the family business, Price Rite Food Farm.

Ruth is survived by her four children; Penny (Barry) Day; Jamie (Lee) Hader-Beck; Rod (Shannon) Sykes and Janel (Wes ) Novak, sister-in-law Opal Sykes Semenza Enquist, her special sisters, Judy Pleskac, Melanie Bush and Nicki Lubrich. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Clair, infant daughter Darcy, son-in-law Larry, great granddaughter Daisy and three older brothers.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, June 14th at 11:00 am at Fort Benton United Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to Kairos Youth Services in Great Falls, Peace Hospice, Great Falls Rescue Mission or to the donor's choice.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on June 13, 2018
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