Friday, October 15, 2010

Everett Herald Obituary for Ruth McNeil Winter

Classmate Ruth McNeil Winter passed away October 10, 2010.
Her Everett Herald Obituary is online.

Ruth Winter

Ruth Marie Winter, of Marysville, Washington, passed away suddenly on October 10, 2010. Ruth was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1952 in Culver City, California. As a child, she moved with her family to Snohomish, Washington. Ruth met Everett "Bud" Winter in 1971 and married him a year later. They relocated to southern California where she gave birth to two sons. Ruth has resided in Marysville since 1976. Ruth made the choice to be happy every day and loved everyone she met. A friend to all, she lived her life with the motto, "it's easy to find the fault, but better the find the good in people". Ruth loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening, canning, baking, and camping with her family. A devout Christian, Ruth shared her love of the Lord with all.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Everett Winter Sr.; sons, Everett Winter Jr. (Beth), Steven Winter (Kirsten); grandchildren, Austin, Haley, Paige, Jon, Grace and Delany Winter; mother, Ruth McNiel; sixteen brothers and sisters; and many other relatives who loved and adored her.

A memorial service will be held beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2010, at Cascade Christian Reformed Church in Marysville, WA.

In lieu of flowers you may donate to the Ruth Winter book fund, Everett Public School Foundation, PO Box 3112 Everett, WA 98213 or When going to site click donate and then memo Ruth Winters book fund when making a donation.

Published in The Herald (Everett) from October 14 to October 15, 2010