Ruth attended Brigham Young University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education. She was a homemaker and had three children: Kay Lynn, Steve, and Paul. Ruth had many interests and hobbies. She enjoyed playing the piano and xylophone and writing family histories. She also enjoyed embroidery, ceramics, and writing. She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and received special recognition for her service.
She is survived by her husband, Leo; children, Kay Lynn C. Cammack, Steven L. Cahoon, and Paul M. Cahoon; grandchildren, Stephanie Lawrence, Lynette Standerfer, David Cammack, Cary Cahoon, Cami Fabiano, Darin Cahoon, Amy Cahoon, Scott Cahoon, Nicole Petersen, Kelsey Oldroyd, Matthew Cahoon, and Kaitlin Cahoon; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., at the Cedar View Ward LDS Chapel, 320 S. 1925 W., Cedar City, UT. A viewing will be held prior to services on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the people of the Cedar View Ward, Utah Hospice Specialists, and Kolob Care Center. SereniCare Funeral Home