Ruth E. Holland, age 97 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City, Kansas. She was born on August 1, 1916 in Clayton, New Mexico to Ivan and Nina (Gardner) Weaver. She was raised by her parents Walter and Nina Woodall in Hutchinson, Kansas.
She married Francis (F.D.) Holland on May 9, 1939 in Hutchinson, KS. He died June 26, 1997. They moved to Scott City, Kansas August 1, 1950. She was a homemaker, kept books for F.D. Holland Trucking and sold Avon until her children were grown; she worked at Spangler Liquor Store, Mr. Jack Boutique, Lee’s Card & Party, Scott City, KS Self Service Drug in Huthinson, KS (and retired as a baker at Denny’s IGA in Scott City, KS.
She loved to dance, embroidery, bake and play cards. She was a devoted wife and mother and love to gather with friends after Mass on Saturday, evenings at the Scott City Dairy Queen for a hamburger and fellowship. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and Alter Society Scott City.
Survivors include three daughters, Monica Rowton of Ulysses, Frankie (Jim) Rowton of Leoti and Debbie (Lance) Bush of Garden City. Three grandchildren, Kendra (John) Euliss of Ulysses, Stefanie (Jeff) Perry of Leoti and Rita (Jeff) Wallin of Grant Nebraska. Six great grandchildren Starla and Keith Euliss, Morgan and Justin Perry, Mackayla and Jentry Wallin. Brother-in-law and Sisters-in-laws, Jack and Pat Holland of Oklahoma City, and Monica Dick of Hutchinson and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father Ivan Weaver, and her parents Nina and Walter Woodall; infant twin boys, Walter and Daniel; Son-in-law, Keith Rowton; Grandson, Roy Rowton; her Aunt Clara Summerall, her sisters, Donna Marie Henry, Margaret Lowe, Dorothy L Ratzlaff, Martha Fair, brothers Woody and Lloyd Woodall.
Vigil services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, Kansas with Fr. Bernard Felix presiding.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Park Lane Nursing Home in care of the funeral home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.