Ruth M Oliver
April 30, 1923 - June 9, 2020
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Ruth Marion Frier Shively Oliver passed away peacefully on June, 9, 2020 at Westminster Village in West Lafayette at the age of 97.  Ruth was born in West Lafayette to Gertrude (Duryea) and George Melrose Frier on April 30, 1923.  She grew up in West Lafayette, attended Morton School and graduated from West Lafayette High School,…

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Marilyn Yoder left a message on July 17, 2020:
I enjoyed working with Ruth in the Purdue Residence Halls Director's Office in Smalley Center and then seeing and visiting with her at Retiree functions. She was a beautiful lady inside and out.
Ann Miller left a message on July 15, 2020:
Thank you for letting us be a part of your life, Ruth. I was blessed and grateful to have you as a stepmother. And you were a much-loved grandma to Christie. We'll miss you and pray for peace for Peggy, John, Tom and their families. We love you, Ruth! annie, Cole and Christie
Miriam Riley Epple Heath left a message on July 15, 2020:
Ruth was a most memorable friend to me, and I will miss her so. We spent wonderful times sharing experiences and the good things of life. Her memory will also carry on through her good works. Missing her, Miriam Riley Epple-Heath.
Sarasue French left a message on July 13, 2020:
My condolences to Ruth's entire family. I doubt she and I ever met, but I do think I knew her mother. Did Ruth grow up on Vine Street? If so, my parents moved in next door to her mother ("Mrs. Frier") in the early 1950s. Mrs. Frier doted on my eldest brother, Ned Stuckey-French (born in 1950 ... his mother-in-law, June Stuckey, was laid to rest from Soller-Baker last week), and my other elder brother, Hugh French (born in 1953). Later on, when my parents built a new home, Mrs. Frier fronted much of the cash, and my parents wrote her a check every month for decades. (Who ever heard of such a thing!?) I saw Mrs Frier throughout my childhood and remember her fondly. I imagine Ruth was an exceptionally kind person, too. Wishing you all peace and strength, Sara French
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