Ruth J. Schmauderer died quietly in her sleep on May 12, 2010, at Gramercy Court where she was a resident for nine years. Ruth was an only child born to Halvard Jorstad and Petra Staurum Jorstad on December 3, 1913. Her parents were born in Norway and Ruth was born in Sacramento, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband Emil Schmauderer Sr. Ruth graduated from San Jose Teacher's College and was a teacher/principal at Dyer-Kelly for 40 years. She was a member of the Soroptimist Sacramento North, Alpha Beta Chapter, Phi Delta Kappa Gamma. Cremation/interment will be private. Per Ruth's request, no services will be held. Remembrances to the organization of your choice.
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Published by The Sacramento Bee from May 24 to May 26, 2010.
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Ruth was our neighbor for years. She will be remembered as a wonderful woman with a great sense of humor and big heart. God bless her and her family.
Suzanne Wiggins-Ackerson
May 27, 2010
Sharon Fait
May 25, 2010
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