OBITUARY INFORMATION: Ruth V. (Hoskins) Miller
Ruth V. (Hoskins) Miller was born the daughter of James, and Anna (Schulkie) Starkey on Friday, June 17th, 1921 in Alvin, Colorado.
Ruth attended college at Iowa Western in Clarinda, Iowa where she received her teaching degree. On September 3, 1941 Ruth was married to James Hoskins. They lived in the Midwest, California, Oregon and Canada where she taught music in elementary schools. In 1980 they moved to Newberg to enjoy their retirement. He preceded her in death on April 25, 1983. She later married Kenneth Miller on June 25, 1989; he died August 23, 2000. She enjoyed reading, baking cookies and playing her piano. Ruth attended Newberg Church of the Nazarene for many years. Praying for her family and friends and attending prayer meetings were an important part of her life.
On Monday, September 27, 2010, Ruth Viola (Hoskins) Miller died at a local nursing home when she was Eighty-nine years, three months and ten days of age.
Surviving and left to honor her life are: her sister in law, Thelma Hoskins; many nieces and nephews; Kenneth Miller’s children and grandchildren and those who have come to know and appreciate her where she has lived and worked. She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Her Funeral Service, will be Monday, October 4, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in Newberg Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Don Fivecoat officiating. A public committal will be at Valley View Memorial Park, Newberg at 2:00 p.m. Chapel Viewing and Visitation hours are Saturday, October 2, Noon – 5:30 p.m. and Sunday October 3, 1:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Attrell's Newberg Funeral Chapel, a Golden Rule funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.attrells.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the Newberg Church of the Nazarene c/o Attrell's Newberg Funeral Chapel, 207 Villa Road, Newberg, Oregon 97132.
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