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Obituary: Ruth Howard

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Ruth Constance Howard, loving wife, sweetheart, mother and grandmother, went home to be with her Lord and Savior January 4, 2003.

Born Nov 9, 1916 in Salt Lake City to Louis Rasmussen and Constance Buchtrup Holst. Married Renzel "Ren" Howard in Heber City, UT, May 30, 1934 and they continued their loving relationship for 69 years. They enjoyed 12 wonderful years in Arizona following retirement.

Survived by her husband, Ren; daughters, Wanda Miller (Les), Diane Duncan (Boyd), Judy B. Howard, Michelle Bodell (Lane); 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Helen Hampton. Preceded in death by daughter, Renae Koopman; two grandchildren, Andrew and Stacy Koopman; and by five brothers and three sisters.

Services will be Tues. Jan 7, 12 noon, Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State, where friends may call Tues. 10 a.m.-12 noon. Interment, Holladay Memorial Park.