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Information for Ruth M. Baker Quinly
13 April 1907 - 29 April 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune

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Ruth Quinly

     Services for Ruth M. Quinly, 79, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, April 29, at the Nampa hospital will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Rev. William G. Arthur, pastor of the Nampa First Congregational Church will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mrs. Quinly was born on April 13, 1907, at Liberal, Mo., to Adrian W. and Agnes L. Washburn Baker. She was reared and educated in Missouri. After graduating from high school she attended Oklahoma State University.  She later graduated from the College of Idaho with a B.A. and an M.A. degree.
    She married Joe C. Quinly on Nov. 23, 1927, at Picher, Okla.  They lived in Picher for 14 years and in 1941 moved to Weiser. 
    They came to Nampa in 1943 where they had since made their home.  She taught in the Nampa school system for 15 years.  She later taught at Mountain View Elementary School in Boise.  She retired in 1972.
    Mrs. Quinly was a member of the Nampa First Congregational Church.  She had been a member of the Nampa Chapter No. 30, Order of the Eastern Star, the Delta Kappa Gamma, the P.E.O., and the National Education Association.
    She is survived by her husband of Nampa; one son, Joe Robert Quinly of Bruneau; three sisters, Mrs. Lilian Hinkel of Fort Collins, Colo.  Mrs. Dorothy Ashbaugh of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. Gertrude Hall of Boise; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Sara, in 1977, four brothers and four sisters.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Nampa First Congregational Church, 1007 Central Midland Blvd., or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call at Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m., Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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