In memory of

Ruth M (Voegele) Graves

May 29, 1941
Jan 16, 2024

Obituary

05/29/1941 to 1/16/2024

Ruth Died on 1/16/2024 at the age of 82. Ruth was born in Chamberlain, South Dakota to Elliott Voegele and Mary Edith (Fuller) Voegele on May 29, 1949. Ruth Moved to Cottage Grove Oregon, then became a lifelong resident of Eugene, Oregon. She Graduated from Francis High School in Eugene, Oregon 1959. She was Crowned Miss Springfield in 1959 and competed in the Miss Oregon Pageant that same year. In 1960, she met and then Married her Husband, Alan C Graves.Ruth was a Wife, beloved Mother, an avid quilter, gourmet cook, and worked in giftware sales.

She is survived by her: sons Richard (Susan), David, Christopher, and Daughter Jill (Tony), 9 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, Sister Judy, and Brother Jim (Denice). You may contribute to the Tsisqan Lodge NOAC fund of the Order of Arrow c/o Boy Scouts of America, Eugene, OR.

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  1. Lucy Bloedel says:

    A loving and giving friend. We sold giftware through the same showroom and became good friends. So sorry.

  2. Son #1 says:

    We will Miss you Mom

  3. Johnson Funeral Home Staff says:

    Thank you for trusting Johnson Funeral Home with her arrangements.

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