Ruth Holland


SCOTT CITY — Ruth E. Holland, 97, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City.

SCOTT CITY — Ruth E. Holland, 97, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City.

She was born Aug. 1, 1916, in Clayton, N.M., to Ivan and Nina Gardner Weaver. She was raised by her parents, Walter and Nina Woodall.

On May 9, 1939, she married Francis "F.D." Holland in Hutchinson. He died June 26, 1997. She also was preceded in death by her father, Ivan Weaver; her parents, Nina and Walter Woodall; infant twin sons, Walter and Daniel; a grandson; four sisters, Donna Marie Henry, Margaret Lowe, Dorothy L. Ratzlaff and Martha Fair; and two brothers, Woody and Lloyd Woodall.

A Scott City resident since 1950, Mrs. Holland was a homemaker and had worked at numerous businesses.

Survivors include three daughters, Monica Rowton of Ulysses, Frankie Rowton of Leoti, and Debbie Bush of Garden City; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Vigil service will begin at 6 tonight at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be given at or In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Park Lane Nursing Home, both in care of the funeral home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.

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