Ruth Marie Upton |

Ruth Marie Upton

Memorial services will take place at a later date for Ruth Marie Upton, who died April 7, 2005, in Gardnerville, Nev. She was 76.

Ruth was born July 29, 1927, in St. Louis, Mo., to John Applebee and Opal Barnes.

She married Richard C. Upton Sept. 8, 1947, in San Francisco, Calif. She was a resident of South Lake Tahoe for several years, where she and her husband owned and operated a motel, before moving to Minden, Nev., 18 years ago.

She was a member of the Republican Women’s Club, Foot Printers International and High Sierra Fellowship Church.

She is survived by her husband, Richard C. Upton of Minden; son and daughter-in-law, Richard R. and Wendy Upton of Kalispell, Mont.; grandson, Andrew Upton; granddaughters, Sarah Upton and Megan Upton; great-granddaughter, Emma Upton; sister, Pat Swartz; and brother, Jack Applebee.

Memorial donations may be made in Ruth’s name to High Sierra Fellowship Church, 1516 Highway 395, Gardnerville, NV 89410.

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Arrangements are by FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville.