Ruth J. Mudd
Ruth J. Mudd, 88, passed away on March 1, 2019, one day before her 89th birthday, at Kootenai Health Hospital in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Ruth was born on March 2, 1930, in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, to James and Luella Roden. She married James M. Mudd Jr. on Sept. 5, 1945, in Tacoma, Wash., and together they had four children.
Ruth wanted to care for people so she went back to school and received her RN license in 1976 while living in Ventura, Calif. She became a nurse at Kootenai Medical Center and retired from there in 1997. Ruth loved being with family, was an avid quilter, she had a large collection of roosters and chickens as well as Betty Boop figures.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and husband. She is survived by her children: James M. Mudd III (Jean) of Chico, Calif., Stephen N. Mudd of Point Baker, Alaska, Robyn L. Yankey (John) of Post Falls, Idaho, and David W. Mudd (Pat) of Spokane Valley, Wash., along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Ruth was a very caring and compassionate woman who will be missed by not only her family but by her many friends at the Kingdom Hall in Post Falls, Idaho.
Memorial service to be held at a later date. Please view and sign Ruth’s online guest book at www.englishfuneralchapel.com