Ruth Elizabeth Gest

GEST, Ruth Elizabeth
(Age 96)

Passed away on February 18, 2011. Ruth was born on July 20, 1914 in Lacombe, Albert, Canada to Walter and Anna Siemers. As a young girl she moved with her family to Green Bluff, WA. She married Walter Gest in 1932. They raised four children in Spokane, WA. She is survived by one son, William Gest of Colbert, WA; nine grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Rumbolz of Fife, WA; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; sons, Donald and Frederick; daughter, Marian; brothers, Ed, Ray, Paul, and Fred; and sister, Margaret. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, February 25, 2011, at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home Chapel. Interment Fairmount Memorial Park. Ruth's family would like to thank Royal Plaza Assisted Living and Royal Park Care Center for their special care.


Published in Spokesman-Review from Feb. 23 to Feb. 25, 2011