Ruth M. Parden, 83 of Louisville, Ky., passed away on August 29, 2001 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A funeral service was held in Schaller Saturday at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Fells officiating. Interment is in Schaller. A memorial service will be held October 6 at Harvey Browne Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Ky.
She was born to Ruth Maxine Dakin on April 25, 1918 in Schaller. She graduated from East High School and attended Morningside College in Sioux City. In 1937 she married George G. Parden. They moved to Louisville, Ky., in 1966. She was a 50-year member of both P.E.O. and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also a member of the Kentucky Watercolor Society. She was active with her church circle and church newsletter. She was preceded in death by her husband, George, and her son, James.
She is survived by two sons, George Jr. (Jerry), Lakeville, Minn.; and Charles, Denver Colo.; three grandchildren, Jean, Oceanside, Calif.; George Ill, Long Beach, Calif.; and Jeffrey, Denver, Colo; and one great-grandchild, Gwen.