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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Obituary - Ruth Ellen Anderson

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Ruth Ellen Anderson
Ruth Ellen Anderson, 68, of Nevada, MO, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Community Springs Health Care in El Dorado Springs, MO following a lengthy illness. She was born on December 29, 1947 in El Dorado Springs to John Wesley Tolle and Elva Thedford Tolle. She married Shelby “Andy” Anderson on December 24, 2003 and he survives of the home.

Ruth grew up in El Dorado Springs and attended school there. She worked at the Nevada State Hospital for 12 years. She was a licensed beautician in Nevada for a number of years and worked in home care until her retirement. She enjoyed making teddy bears and collecting rocks.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her children, Theresa Hamilton and her husband Chip, Pueblo, CO and Rolla John Hamilton, Nevada; stepchildren, Faith DeNucci, Oviedo FL and Shelby Anderson, Jr., Branson, MO; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren; three brothers, Jim Tolle and his wife Shirley, Broomfield, CO, John Tolle and his wife Terri, Tucson AZ and Bill Tolle and his wife Bea, Arvada, CO; and one sister, Rosemary Clark, Stockton, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A committal service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, MO.