Lida W. Rutto
1933 - 2021
Lida W. Rutto


Lida passed peacefully with her family beside her in Hobbs, NM.

Lida was born to Lloyd & Laura Magee in Lynnbrook LI, NY. She was the youngest of 5 children Lloyd, Raymond, Olive and Laura who all preceded her in death.

Lida was married to Irving A Rutto Sr. for a wonderful 65 years who also precedes her in death.

They had 4 children. Peggy Shepherd, Irving A Rutto Jr., John Rutto all of Deming, NM and Linda Stone of Smithtown, NY. She was blessed with 10 grandchildren, 1 who precedes her in death Irving A Rutto III. 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, 1 who precedes her in death Alonzo James Mims Hynson. As well as many nieces and nephews.

Lida was a member of The Women of the Moose as well as The American Legion-Deming. Lida loved to play bingo, going to casinos, dancing, bowling and most of all playing Parchesi.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation/contribution to The American Legion-Deming.

Services will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021 in Deming, NM.

Published by Deming Headlight from May 25 to May 26, 2021.
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Condolence to the family. Lida was a women that spoke her mind and let you know when you were acting a fool. Lida will be missed. May the family find peace in knowing that Lida lived her life to the fullest and loved her family very much. May you find peace in the fond memories.
Unit 4 Chaplain
May 26, 2021
I enjoyed getting to know Lida while living in Deming. She was a true asset to the American Legion Auxiliary. Her love for Irv was unbreakable. They are together once again dancing up a storm. You will be missed by many. Maureen Harrop
Maureen Harrop
May 26, 2021
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