Information for Ruth Pauline Huber Hill

11 April, 1905 - 3 March, 1994

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

7 March, 1994
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Ruth Hill

    Cryptside services for Ruth Pauline Huber Hill, 88, of Caldwell, who died Thursday, March 3, 1994, at the Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, 1994, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Reverend Jim Burch of the United Methodist Church, Caldwell, will officiate under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
    Mrs. Hill was born April 11, 1905, at St. Louis, Missouri, a daughter of Otto and Bertah Fetzner Huber.  She moved with her family to Denver in 1907 and graduated from East Denver High School in 1922.  She attended Colorado State University at Fort Collins, graduating in 1926.  Ruth taught school for 13 years in Colorado Springs High School.  In 1931 she received her Master's Degree from Columbia University, New York City.  On July 20, 1940, she married George Henry Hill in Denver, Colorado.  The couple made their home in Colorado Springs.  In 1947 they moved to Boise and in 1951 to Caldwell where she has since resided.  Ruth was a substitute teacher for 15 years in the Caldwell school system.
    She was a member of the United Methodist Church and was finance treasurer for four years.  She was treasurer of the Women's Society of Christian Service (United Methodist Women) for five years, taught Sunday school for a number of years, was a member of the O.E.S. Hermosa Chapter #32 of Caldwell, a charter member of the Social Order of the Beaureant of Boise Assembly No. 137, a former member of the Caldwell Forward Club and past treasurer and was active in Club and Boy Scouts of America.
    Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, George Robert and Janet Hill of New Jersey; a niece, Ruth (Mrs. John) Thomas of Lakewood, Colorado; and two grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, George in 1978; a sister and a brother.
    The family suggests that memorials be given to Knights Templar Eye Foundation, C/O the Masonic Order in Boise, or the United Methodist Church, Caldwell.
    Friends may call Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.



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