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Ruth Edwards

Ruth Edwards
Ruth Edwards
- May 8, 2018

Ruth Edwards, 88, of Sturgis, South Dakota died Sunday, Apr. 8, 2018, in Gallup, NM.

Ruth Genevieve Edwards was born Dec 29, 1929 to Benjamin and Minnie (Connors) Anderson in Crockett, Texas. The family moved quite frequently until they settled in Belle Fourche, SD. She worked at Bob's Café as a waitress for many years. She met and married Albert Blakley and they had 4 children.

She moved to Sturgis, SD where she met her long-time companion, Bud Kieffer. She lived in Sturgis for over 30 years before moving to her daughter's home in Gallup, NM.

Preceding her in death are her parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and infant son, Charles Jimmy Blakley.

Survivors include her daughters, Sally (Don) Graham, Gallup, NM; Patricia (Timothy) Henry, Rapid City, SD; Linda (Timothy) Triplett; Fallon, NV, grandchildren, Jennifer (James) Cook; Elizabeth (Derek) Kober; Tracy, Stacy, and Timothy (Kelly) Pehringer; Denise, Sean Alvarez; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are long-time companion, Bud Kieffer, Sturgis, SD, and family, Rich, Randy (Sue), and Candy.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:00 am at Pine Slope Cemetery in Belle Fourche, under the care of Kline Funeral Chapel in Belle Fourche.

An online guest book is available at klinefuneralchapel.com



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